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FOR 1933 




The Committee on Lectures and Publications has 
the honor to present herewith the eleventh number of 
the Society's Year Book, with which is combined the 
annual reports for the year 1933. 

Howard Coonley, Chairman. 
Boston, Mass. 
May 10, 1934. 

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Table of Contents 

Foreword 3 

Officers for 1934 9 

Committees for 1934 11 

Medals and Certificates Awarded in 1933 13 

Special Medals Awarded in 1933 21 

Horticultural Activities of Mr. McFarland 21 

The Thomas Roland Medal Awards 23 

Awards of the Garden Committee 24 

The Development of Iristhorpe 24 

Garden Clubs Not Members of the Massachusetts 

Federation 34 

Exhibitions in 1934 37 

Massachusetts' Largest Elm Tree . . 39 

Jackson Dawson Medal Awards 39 

Members of at Least 40 Years' Standing . 40 

Library Accessions 41 

Gifts to the Library 48 

Periodicals Received, 1933 50 

Want List . . . . . . . . . . 56 

School Garden Movement in Boston 62 

Awards for Estates and Gardens Since 1870 67 

Fruit and Flower Mission 73 

Necrology 74 

Annual Meeting, 1934 79 

The President's Address 79 

Report of the Secretary 82 

Report of the Treasurer . . . . 86 

Report of the Library Committee ........ 96 

Report of the Committee on Lectures and Publications . 98 

Report of the Committee 'on Exhibitions 100 

Report of the Committee on Prizes 106 

Report of the Committee on the Exhibition of the 

Products of Children's Gardens 106 

The Result of the Balloting 107 

Honorary Members 109 

Corresponding Members 109 

New Members Added in 1933 113 

List of Illustrations 

Harold S. Ross 8 

William Ellery 10 

J. Horace McFarland 12 

Stone steps leading to Iris garden on the estate of Dr. and Mrs. 
Homer Gage at Shrewsbury 25 

The Iris garden of Dr. and Mrs. Homer Gage at "Iristhorpe," 
Shrewsbury 27 

General view of Rose garden at Quissett for which Mr. and Mrs. 
Edwin S. Webster were awarded a gold medal in 1933 ... 28 

Section of Rose garden at Quissett for which Mr. and Mrs. 
Edwin S. Webster were awarded a gold medal 29 

Section of garden at W'areham for which Mrs. Stephen Weld 
was awarded a gold medal 30 

A corner in the garden at Beverly Farms for which Miss Grace 

. Edwards was awarded a silver medal in 1933 31 

Section of the garden at Chestnut Hill for which Mrs. Osborne 
Howes was awarded a blue ribbon certificate 32 

The garden of Mrs. Charles Wallace at Chestnut Hill, which was 
awarded a blue ribbon certificate 33 

The largest elm tree in Massachusetts standing near the Country 
Club at Framingham ' 38 

Exhibit of Towpath Gardens, Hartford, Conn., which was 
awarded a gold medal at the Spring Exhibition 1934 .... 76 

Bird sanctuary set up by the Massachusetts Audubon Society at 
the Spring Exhibition in 1934 and awarded a gold medal . . 78 

Exhibit of the Swampscott and Cohasset Garden Clubs which 
won a first prize at the Spring flower show in 1934 .... 84 

Exhibit of the Buzzards Bay Garden Club that won a second 
prize at the Spring Exhibition in 1934 87 

Modern garden of the Chestnut Hill Garden Club which was a 
feature at the Spring flower show in 1934 101 

Japanese garden staged by the Japan Society of Boston at the 
Autumn Exhibition in 1933 and awarded a gold medal . . . 104 

Exhibit for which the Groton Garden Club received the purple 
ribbon of the National Council of State Garden Club Fed- 
erations at the Spring show in 1934 108 

Exhibit of dwarf trees from Japan, set up by Mr. and Mrs. Larz 
Anderson at the Autumn Exhibition in 1933 and awarded 
a gold medal . 112 

Harold S. Ross 

Chairman of the Committee on Exhibitions, who became a 
Trustee at the beginning of 1933 





Walter Hunnewell 
Oakes Ames 


John S. Ames 
Oakes Ames 
Francis H. Appleton 
George Butterworth 
Miss Marian R. Case 
Joseph E. Chandler 
Howard Coonley 
Mrs. S. V. R. Crosby 
Ernest B. Dane 
William Dexter 
Jere A. Downs 

William Ellery 
William C. Endicott 
Mrs. Homer Gage 
Samuel J. Goddard 
Walter Hunnewell 
Harlan P. Kelsey 
Nathaniel T. Kidder 
Harold S. Ross 
Robert G. Stone 
Mrs. Bayard Thayer 
Edwin S. Webster 


John S. Ames 

Edward I. Farrington 

William Ellery 

who was appointed a Trustee in 1933 to succeed 
the late Hugh Bancroft 


Executive Committee 



Finance Committee 


Membership Committee 


Committee on Exhibitions 

HAROLD S. ROSS, Chairman 





Committee on Prizes 





Committee on Library 



Committee on Lectures and Publications 


Committee on Special Medals 

OAKES AMES, Chairman 


Committee on Gardens 




Committee on Building 


Committee on Children's Gardens Exhibitions 


Chairmen of Judges 

Chairman of Judges of Plants and Flowers WILLIAM H. JUDD 
Chairman of Judges of Fruits ANDREW K. ROGERS 

Chairman of Judges of Vegetables RAY M. KOON 

J. Horace McFarland 

who was awarded the George Robert White 
Medal of Honor in 1933 

Medals and Certificates Awarded 

in 1933 

The Albert C. Burrage Gold Vase 

Ralph Hancock, English Gardens, Inc., for his rock garden at the 
Spring show 

George Robert White Medal of Honor 

J. Horace McFarland, for eminent service in horticulture 

Thomas Roland Medal 

Lambertus C. Bobbink, for skill in horticulture 

Jackson Dawson Memorial Medal 

E. G. Hill, for skill in propagating hardy woody plants 

President's Cup 

Ralph Hancock, English Gardens, Inc., for his rock garden at the 
Spring show 

Gold Medal of .the Horticultural Society of New York 
Ralph Hancock, English Gardens, Inc., for his rock garden at the 
Spring show 

Gold Medal of The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 

Edwin S. Webster, for a group of orchids 

American Rose Society Silver Medal 

Breck's, for a group of hybrid perpetual Roses 

Breck's, for a Rose garden 

Walter D. Brownell, for Rose Mrs. Arthur Curtiss James 

W. W. Edgar Co., for group of hybrid tea Roses 

Mrs. Roger Conant Hatch, for a display of garden Roses 

Thomas Roland, Inc., for polyantha Roses arranged in a bed 

Large Gold Medals 

George E. Baldwin & Co., for a collection of hybrid Orchids at the 

exhibition of the Horticultural Society of New York 
Charles 0. Dexter, for an Azalea garden at the Spring show 
Mrs. Homer Gage, for Iristhorpe, her estate at Shrewsbury (from 

the H. H. Hunnewell Fund) 
Mrs. Galen Stone, for a group of Azaleas at the Spring show 
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Webster, for their Rose garden at Quissett 
West Chester Garden Club, for a wayside market at the exhibition of 
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. 



Gold Medals 

L. Sherman Adams, for a display of Gerberas 

Mr. and Mrs. Larz Anderson, for a display of Japanese dwarf trees 

Associated Fruit Growers of Massachusetts, for an exhibit of fruit 

Boston Market Gardeners' Association, for an exhibit of vegetables 

Boston Park Department, for a group of flowering and foliage plants 

Walter D. Brownell, for the seedling Rose Mrs. Arthur Curtiss James 

Mrs. Albert C. Burrage, Orchidvale, for a group of Orchids 

Butterworth's, for a group of Orchids 

Cape Ann Garden Club, for a Chinese garden at the Spring show 

Cherry Hill Nurseries, for a group of Rhododendrons 

William N. Craig, for a collection of perennials 

William N. Craig, for a display of Sweet Peas 

William N. Craig, for a display of Lilies (from the Wm. N. Craig 

• Fund) 

Cranberry Canners, Inc., for a display of berries, sauces and cocktails 

Joseph Cummings, for a model vegetable garden 

Curtis & Hamilton, for a group of hardy Ferns 

T. F. Donahue, for the most points at the Iris exhibition 

Essex County Agricultural School, for an exhibit of fruit 

Gardner Museum, for a display of Chrysanthemums 

Geneva Experiment Station, for new and noteworthy fruits 

S. J. Goddard, for Carnation E. H. Wilson 

Walter Hunnewell, for a group of cut Rhododendrons 

Mrs. Ellerton James, for a display of fruit 

Japan Society of Boston, for a Japanese Chrysanthemum garden 

Dr. Walter G. Kendall, for a display of grapes 

Lookout Farm, for a display of vegetables 

Massachusetts State College, for an exhibit of onions and potatoes 

Thomas Roland, Inc., for a group of Cypripediums (2) 

Seabrook Nurseries, for a display of Gladioli 

Stephen E. Shaw, for an arrangement of Carnations 

Gertrude I. Titus, for a garden of Irises 

Mrs. M. M. Van Beuren, for Chrysanthemums arranged as a bed 

Mrs. M. M. Van Beuren, for a display of Sweet Peas 

Charles C. Walker, for a display of Chrysanthemums 

Edwin S. Webster, for a border planting of Chrysanthemums 

Edwin S. Webster, for a group of Cypripediums 

Edwin S. Webster, for a group of Miltonias 

Edwin S. Webster, for a group of Orchids 

Edwin S. Webster, for a group of Winter-flowering Begonias 

Mrs. Stephen Weld, for her gardens at Wareham 

James Wheeler & Son, for a display of Delphiniums 

White & Johnson, for a group of Cacti and succulents 


Silver Medals 

Aquarium Club, Teacher's College, Boston, for a collection of terraria 

Arnold Arboretum, for a display of flowering shrubs 

John Bauernfeind, for a display of grapes 

Bay State Nurseries, for Trollius ledebouri Golden Queen 

A. R. Benner, for Dahlia Jane Cowl, the best flower in the Dahlia show 

Charles 0. Blood, for his garden at Lynnfield Centre 

Bobbink & Atkins, for a display of Roses 

Breck's, for a collection of annuals 

Breck's, for their trade exhibit at the Spring show 

Mrs. Frederick F. Brewster, for a group of Gladioli 

Bristol Nurseries, for Chrysanthemum The Bristolite 

Mrs. Theodore E. Brown, for a group of Winter-flowering Begonias 

W. Atlee Burpee Co., for their trade exhibit at the Spring show 

Mrs. Albert C. Burrage, for a display of Orchids and hybrids 

Butterworth's, for a group of Cypripediums 

Butterworth's, for a group of Orchids 

F. I. Carter & Sons, for a group of Cacti and succulents 

Cherry Hill Nurseries, for cut flowers of flowering shrubs 

Cherry Hill Nurseries, for a display of dwarf and prostrate shrubs 

Cherry Hill Nurseries, for a group of Rhododendrons 

Mr. and Mrs. William E. Clark, for a collection of species, seedlings 

and new varieties of Gladioli 
Professor Manton Copeland, for a group of native mountain plants 
William N. Craig, for a table rock garden. 
J. F. Cummings, for a display of vegetables 
Mrs. Maurice J. Curran, for a rock garden at the Spring show 
A. M. Davenport, for a display of ornamental gourds 
V. R. DePetris, for Chrysanthemum Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt 
T. F. Donahue, for a collection of 25 varieties of Irises 
Edgell Road Gardens, for a rock garden 
Miss Grace Edwards, for her garden at Beverly Farms 
N. M. Estabrooke, for Delphinium hybrids 
Gardner Museum, for Begonia Rosalind 
Gibbs Brothers, for a collection of Begonia Marjorie Gibbs 
S. J. Goddard, for an arrangement of Carnations 
Walter H. Golby, for Daphne cneorum 
Louis Graton, for seedling strawberries 
Walter S. Hopkins, Jr., for a display of vegetables 
Jamaica Plain High School, Interscholastic Plant Identification and 

Judging Contest, first team prize (2) 
Jamaica Plain High School, for their exhibit at the children's show 
John Paul Jones, Interscholastic Judging Contest, best individual 



Harlan P. Kelsey, Inc., for a subtropical and temperate water garden 

at the Spring show 
Lexington Field and Garden Club, for Roses originated in 

Mrs. Henry 0. Marcy, for a desert scene 
Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, for cranberries, 

fruits and vines 
Massachusetts Audubon Society, for a bird feeding station 
William J. McKee, for a collection of 40 varieties of Irises 
Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, for Oriental Poppies 
Norfolk County Agricultural School, for a display of control measures 

for fruits and vegetables 
Orchidwood, for a group of Orchids 
Arthur B. Pautzsch, Interscholastic Judging Contest, first individual 

R. W. Pierce, for a display of apples 
R. W. Pierce, for a model vegetable garden 
E. E. Randall, for a rock garden 
Alfred Ristaino, for a display of vegetables 

Royal Oak Boxwood Farm, for their trade exhibit at the Spring show 
Elmer D. Smith & Co., for a collection of pompon and anemone 

seedling Chrysanthemums 
George N. Smith, for a collection of Irises and Peonies 
Philip Horton Smith, for an exhibit of Japanese cabbages 
Miss Grace Sturtevant, for Iris Pale Moonlight, the best stalk in the 

Iris show 
Success Dahlia Gardens, for the best display of Dahlias 
Frederic Tudor, for a bay window aquarium 
Louis Vasseur, for a display of Lilies 
Louis Vasseur, for a table decoration 

James Wheeler & Son, for a group of Godfrey Calla Lilies 
Myron Wheeler, for a display of fruit (2) 
Alfred A. Young, Jr., for Carnation Elinor 
Charles W. Young, for an exhibit of apples 

Bronze Medals 

Fred Basile, Interscholastic Judging Contest, second score 
Bristol County Agricultural School, Interscholastic Plant Identifica- 
tion and Judging Contest, third team prize 
Nanna Matthews Bryant, for a collection of flowering plants 
Charles Cambridge, for an indoor rock garden 
Cherry Hill Nurseries, for cut flowers of flowering shrubs 
Cherry Meadows Gardens, for a penthouse garden. 
Mrs. E. B. Dane, for a border of Pansies at the Spring exhibition 
V. R. DePetris, for Chrysanthemum Pride of Michigan 


Essex County Agricultural School, Interscholastic Plant Identification 

and Judging Contest, second team prize (2) 
Fraser's Flowers, for Chrysanthemums under a shelter in the Japanese 

Hillcrest Gardens, for a display of fruit 
Jackson & Perkins, for a Rose garden 

Jamaica Plain High School, for a display of fruits and vegetables 
Jamaica Plain High School, for a penthouse garden 
Littlefield-Wyman Nurseries, for a group of deciduous shrubs 
A. H. Lovesey, for his trade exhibit at the Spring show 
Lowthorpe School of Landscape Architecture for Women, for a 

trough garden 
Richard McFadden, for canaries at the Spring show 
William J. McKee, for the most points in the amateur classes at the 

Iris show 
R. W. Pierce, for a display of vegetables 
Ralph Ristaino, for a display of vegetables 
Thomas Roland, Inc., for polyantha roses arranged in a bed 
Mrs. R. M. Saltonstall, for Browallia speciosa major pendula var. 

Peter W. Sharpe, for a group of Gladioli 
Snowflake Gardens, for a rock garden at the Spring show 
Gertrude I. Titus, for a display of garden Roses 
Weston Nurseries, for a rock garden at the Spring show 
Myron Wheeler, for a display of apples 
Wilfrid Wheeler, for Roses originated in Massachusetts 

Bronze Medals for Children's Gardens, Donated by 

Miss Marian Roby Case, Hillcrest Gardens, 

Weston, Mass. 

John Abbott, Boston 
Jennie Betley, Roxbury 
Fred W. Bunker, Jamaica Plain 
John Chadwick, West Boxf ord 
John H. Currie, Jamaica Plain 
John F. Delaney, North Cambridge 
Albert Delprete, Rockland 
Thomas R. Evans, North Reading 
Francis Feldman, Montgomery 
William Flaherty, Cambridge 
John Hadenczuk, Thorndike 
George Hagland, Brockton 
Samuel L. Horwitz, Dorchester 
Proctor Houle, Newburyport 
. Ramona Braxten, Roxbury 


George A. Kaladjian, Jamaica Plain 
Marguerite F. Manning, Jamaica Plain 
Violet Matthews, Dedham 
Helen Mielke, Easthampton 
Walter Nuzio, Dodge ville 
Christopher Paul, Jamaica Plain 
Raymond Rock, Watertown 
William Rowse, Bedford 
Carl Sargent, Jamaica Plain 
Arlene Skeans, North Abington 
William Sohl, Lee 

Robert P. Whitehouse, Jamaica Plain 
Andrew Whites, Marlboro 

First Class Certificates 

Cymbidium Evansae, exhibited by Jere A. Downs 

Cypripedium Chardmore var. Ann Bridges, exhibited by Edwin S. 

Cypripedium Rosetti Goliath, exhibited by Thomas Roland, Inc. 
Miltonia Elsie, exhibited by Thomas Roland, Inc. 

Award of Merit 

Brassocattleya Ruby Colossus, exhibited by Orchidwood 
Brassolaeliocattleya Cecelia, exhibited by Mrs. Albert C. Burrage 
Brassolaelioeattleya Maisie, exhibited by Mrs. Albert C. Burrage 
Carnation Bonanza, exhibited by William Sim Carnation Co. 
Carnation Ocean Spray, exhibited by William Sim Carnation Co. 
Cymbidium Cassandra var. Rosalind, exhibited by Thomas Roland, Inc. 
Cypripedium Anita var. Emerald, exhibited by Butterworth's 
Cypripedium Baldur magnincum, exhibited by Butterworth's 
Cypripedium Bandit, exhibited by Thomas Roland, Inc. 
Cypripedium Clarice superbum, exhibited by Butterworth's 
Cypripedium Earl of Chester var. Lucifer, exhibited by Mrs. Albert 

C. Burrage 
Cypripedium Edwin S. Webster, exhibited by Edwin S. Webster 
Cypripedium Ernest Reed, exhibited by Thomas Roland, Inc. 
Cypripedium goiverianum purpurescens, exhibited by Thomas Roland, 

Cypripedium ledouxiae var. nigra, exhibited by Edwin S. Webster 
Gladiolus Bonnie Scotland, exhibited by A. L. Stephen 
Hollyhock Pink Rosette, exhibited by Breck's 
Laeliocattleya Berenice, exhibited by Mrs. Albert C. Burrage 
Laeliocattleya Cynthia, exhibited by Mrs. Albert C. Burrage 
Laeliocattleya Ishtar var. magnifica, exhibited by Mrs. Albert C. 



Miltonia Elsie, exhibited by Thomas Roland, Inc. 

Miltonia Marietta Armacost, exhibited by Butterworth's 

Miltonia Telka, exhibited by Edwin S. Webster 

Odontioda Columbia, exhibited by Orchidwood 

Ranunculus,, exhibited by Annacost & Royston 

Rose Mrs. Arthur Curtiss James, exhibited by Walter D. Brownell 

Sophrolaeliocattleya Lucifer, exhibited by Mrs. Albert C. Burrage 

Vote of Commendation 

Carnation E. H. Wilson, exhibited by S. J. Goddard 
Cymbidium Thelma var. Hartford, exhibited by Thomas Roland, Inc. 
Cypripedium Anita compactum, exhibited by Thomas Roland, Inc. 
Cypripedium Eva and Belvidere, exhibited by Thomas Roland, Inc. 
Cypripedium Nubian, exhibited by Edwin S. Webster 
Echeveria metallica glauca sport, exhibited by S. J. Goddard 
Laeliocattleya Lucifer, exhibited by Mrs. Albert C. Burrage 
Peony seedlings, exhibited by Seth A. Borden 
Rose Silver Moon seedling No. 10, exhibited by A. J. Fish 
Roses, collection of undisseminated seedlings, exhibited by Walter 
D. Brownell 

Cultural Certificates 

Henry Eaton, for Cymbidium Beatrice 
Henry Eaton, for Cymbidium Erin 

Vote of Thanks 

Arnold Arboretum, for a display of berried shrubs 

Arnold Arboretum, for a display of cut branches of fruited trees and 

Arnold Arboretum, for a display of fruits of species and varieties of 

malus from different parts of the world 
Arnold Arboretum, for a collection of trees and shrubs 
Baur-Steinkamp Co., for Carnation Chief Kokomo 
Seth A. Borden, for Agapanthus 
Seth A. Borden, for a display of Water Lilies 
Boston Mycological Club, for a display of mushrooms 
Henry T. Bourne, for bouquets of Tithonia speciosa, Calendula 

chrysantha, Orchid-flowering Dahlias, Unwin's dwarf Dahlias 
Breck's, for Dianthus barbatus 
W. Atlee Burpee Co., for seedling Sweet Peas 
Mrs. Albert C. Burrage, for Pelargonium Springtide 
Corliss Brothers, for Chrysanthemum Burbank Frilled 
Joseph Cummings, for a display of lettuce 
Mrs. Joseph Cummings, for Aquilegias 
Mrs. DeForest Danielson, for Arbutus unedo (strawberry tree) 


Mrs.C. R. Dearborn, for an Ivy plant 

Edgell Eoad Gardens, for Nasturtium Golden Gleam 

Edgell Road Gardens, for Othonna grassifolia 

A. H. Fewkes, for hybrid Hemerocallis 

A. J. Fish, for Rose Silver Moon seedling No. 5 

Harriet Fox, for exhibit of Salix 

Walter Golby, for Lavandula dentata 

Isabel Johnston, for a basket of pompon Dahlias 

Isabel Johnston, for a vase of Autumn flowers 

Isabel Johnston, for a vase of Scabiosa and Cosmos 

Mrs. Robert Keene, for a basket of sunflowers 

Mrs. Robert Keene, for Irises and other flowers 

Charles L. Marshall, for a collection of plums 

Charles L. Marshall, for a collection of small-fruited tomatoes 

Mrs. M. J. Merrill, for gooseberries var. Chautauqua 

Isaac Racz, for an exhibit of succulents 

Robert 0. Rubel, for a vase of Camellias 

Mrs. Hermine Schulz, for a bottle garden 

Mrs. Hermine Schulz, for a moss garden 

Mrs. Hermine Schulz, for sweet-scented Jasmine 

Peter Sharpe, for a basket of miniature Dahlias 

Mrs. May L. E. Sturtevant, for Oriental Poppies 

George N. Smith, for a collection of miscellaneous flowers 

Symphony Flower Shop, for a basket of Roses, Delphiniums and 

Frank Tatreau, for a specimen of Wolf River apples 
Frederic Tudor, for a greenhouse aquarium 
Dr. L. L. Uhl, for an apple-like pear 
University of Illinois, for a display of Chrysanthemums 
Westboro Conservatories, for a vase of Carnation Improved Matchless 
Frank Wheeler, for Chrysanthemum Aladdin 
White & Johnson, for a group of Cacti and succulents 

Blue Ribbon Garden Certificates 

Mrs. Ralph Hornblower, for her fine lawn at Plymouth 
Mrs. Osborne Howes, for her garden at Chestnut Hill 
Mrs. Edith Morgan, for her garden at Stockbridge 
Mrs. Dana Osgood, for her garden at Hopedale 
Mrs. Charles F. Wallace, for her garden at Chestnut Hill 

Garden Certificate 

Corliss Brothers, for a roadside stand at West Gloucester 

Special Medals Awarded in 1933 

The Committee on Special Medals, consisting of Oakes 
Ames, chairman, Samuel J. Goddard, Harlan P. Kelsey, James 
Methven and Harold S. Ross, held a meeting at Horticultural 
Hall, September 11. Professor Ames was in the chair. This is 
the committee which recommends the award of the George 
Robert White Medal of Honor, the Thomas Roland Medal and 
the Jackson Dawson Memorial Medal. Many names were con- 
sidered but on a final vote it was decided to recommend the 
following awards, which were voted by the Trustees : 

The George Robert White Medal of Honor to J. Horace 
McFarland of Harrisburg, Pa., formerly president of the 
American Civic Association, formerly president of the Ameri- 
can Rose Society, now editor of the Rose Annual and widely 
known for his writings and lectures on horticultural subjects 
as well as his work as a horticultural printer. It was felt by 
the committee that his efforts in behalf of horticultural advance- 
ments and his high achievements in many fields of endeavor 
warranted this award. 

The Thomas Roland Medal to Mr. Lambertus C. Bobbink of 
Rutherford, N. J., who heads the firm of Bobbink & Atkins, 
one of the largest horticultural organizations in the world, and 
whose skill in horticulture places him in the first rank. 

The Jackson Dawson Memorial Medal to Mr. E. G. Hill of 
Richmond, Ind., a veteran rose grower responsible for the 
introduction of many of the best roses now being grown in this 
country. It is a matter of great regret that Mr. Hill passed 
away before the medal could be sent to him. 

Horticultural Activities of 
Mr. McFarland 

The George Robert White Medal of Honor was awarded in 
1933 to Mr. J. Horace McFarland of Harrisburg, Pa. The 
award was widely approved. 

The genius of Mr. McFarland as a horticulturist does not 
consist so much in growing plants, although he has, it is true, 
made a great garden at Breeze Hill. It lies in his tremendous 
and infectious enthusiasm for them and in his ability to 
inspire others to grow and study plants of many genera. 



His interest in new plants is restless and insatiable. He 
will trace a rumor about a new shrub, or a new vine, or a new 
rose from country to country half way round the world. He 
has imported many new things from Europe and more distant 
lands and has immediately made their merits known. No 
worthy plant has ever been permitted to languish in obscurity 
at Breeze Hill. Every good thing has been immediately illu- 
minated by the full stream of his genius for publicity. In 
consequence, all good plants which come under his eye are 
brought rapidly to public notice and soon become well known 
and widely distributed. 

The printing establishment which he heads has been a 
powerful ally to his hobby. Its labors are devoted for the most 
part to printing horticultural catalogues, which are prepared 
in many cases under his direct instructions, or at his sugges- 
tion. He has, however, printed all Dr. Bailey's great horti- 
cultural cyclopedias, save Hortus. 

His life-long contact with horticultural publicity began in 
1878. His printing plant housed one of the finest garden maga- 
zines, called American Gardening, under the editorship of 
L. H. Bailey from 1890 until its end. He was the moving 
factor in establishing Country Life in America, and for many 
years carried on with Suburban Life. 

He is the author of several books on horticultural subjects, 
notably roses. He is probably best known in horticultural 
circles for his connection with the American Rose Society. He 
is past president and president emeritus of that organization, 
and has been editor of its publications since 1916, which means 
an up-to-date rose book every year in the American Rose 
Annual. His rose lectures are known all over America, from 
Texas to Ontario, from Boston to Los Angeles. 

There is scarcely any horticultural movement of note in this 
country in which he has not taken an active part. He was one 
of the moving spirits in the publication of Standardized Plant 
Names, and is chairman of the Committee on Nomenclature 
of the Society of American Florists and Ornamental Horti- 
culturists, and chairman of the Committee on Horticultural 
Quarantine. He is a member of the Council of The Pennsyl- 
vania Horticultural Society. 

This sketch relates logically to Mr. McFarland's horticul- 
tural activities, but should not be closed without a word about 


his efforts in other directions. For the first 20 years of the life 
of the American Civic Association and until he resigned in 
1925, Mr. McFarland was president of that organization, 
which carried on a nation-wide campaign for the improved 
appearance of American citizen towns. In his capacity as 
president of the American Civic Association he also headed 
the movement for stopping the power companies from drying 
up Niagara Falls. 

Furthermore, he is credited with the suggestions and efforts 
which resulted in the formation of the present national park 
system. He traveled from one end of the country to the other 
in his civic work, speaking in more than 500 different com- 
munities, In practically every community, as he says, he had 
contact with garden-minded persons, which helps to account 
for the fact that he has probably a larger personal acquaint- 
anceship in this particular field than any other man. 

G. A. Stevens. 
Harrisburg, Pa. 

The Thomas Roland 
Medal Awards 

The Thomas Roland Medal is awarded from time to time 
for skill in horticulture. The awards to 1934 have been as 
follows : 

1927 Thomas Roland, Nahant. 

1928 E. G. Hill, Richmond, Ind. 

1929 Frank R. Pierson, Tarrytown, N. Y. 

1930 Carl Purdy, Ukiah, Calif. 

1931 J. D. Eisele, Philadelphia, Pa., for promoting the advancement 

of horticulture in the United States. 

1932 Dr. Walter G. Kendall, Atlantic, for growing grapes on a large 

scale for past 40 years. 

1933 Lambertus C. Bobbink, Rutherford, N. J., for his labors in 

developing a high standard in the horticultural trade and his 
skill in horticulture. 

Awards of the Garden Committee 

The Committee on Gardens in 1933 consisted of Mrs. Bayard 
Thayer, chairman, Mrs. Albert C. Burrage, Jr., Mrs. S. V. R. 
Crosby, Mrs. F. B. Crowninshield, William C. Endicott and 
Walter Hunnewell. This committee visited many gardens in 
various parts of the state and held several meetings, finally 
recommending the awards listed below : 

Dr. and Mrs. Homer Gage, a large gold medal from the H. H. 
Hunnewell Fund for their estate at Shrewsbury. Medals from the 
H. H. Hunnewell Fund are awarded only for estates of three 
acres or more. 

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Webster, a large gold medal for their out- 
standing rose garden at Quissett. 

Mrs. Stephen Weld, a gold medal for a fine old garden at Wareham. 

Miss Grace Edwards, a silver medal for a charming garden at Beverly 

Mr. Charles 0. Blood, a silver medal for a large garden with many 
well-grown plants at Lynnfield Center. 

Mrs. Dana Osgood, a blue ribbon certificate, for a unique tree-enclosed 
garden with many wild flowers at Hopedale. 

Mrs. Edith Morgan, a blue ribbon certificate for an intimate garden 
at Stockbridge. 

Mrs. Charles F. Wallace, a blue ribbon certificate, for a delightful 
small garden with a pool at Chestnut Hill. 

Mrs. Osborne Howes, a blue ribbon certificate for a lovely garden 
built around a swimming pool at Chestnut Hill. 

Mrs. Ralph Hornblower, a blue ribbon certificate for a lawn of un- 
usual excellence at Plymouth. 

Corliss Brothers, a certificate for an artistic wayside stand at West 

The Development of Iristhorpe 

The estate at Shrewsbury called Iristhorpe, for which Dr. 
and Mrs. Homer Gage were awarded a gold medal in 1933 
from the H. H. Hunnewell fund, was bought in 1907 by Dr. 
and Mrs. Gage largely because of marvellous chestnut woods, 
which unfortunately succumbed later to the chestnut blight. 
Some fine oaks and elms in the woods and around the gardens 
help to compensate for the loss. 

The house, which stood by the roadside at one of the present 
entrances was built in 1758 by Dr. Edward Flint. In 1909 the 
present owners decided to move it to a new location near the 













perennial garden instead of building a new house as originally 
planned. The excavated ground which was to have been the 
site of the new house became a sunken green garden, and a 
green vista beyond was continued through the woods. Thus, 
from the house one looks through the vista to Mt. Monadnock, 
with Mt. "Wachusett a little to the left. 

To keep the spirit of a simple New England farmhouse, 
there is an informal rose garden on the east terrace with 
arches of Dorothy Perkins roses ; there is also an oblong pool 
with pond lilies and gold fish. The beds are bordered with box 
on both terraces. The west terrace is first a Spring garden 
with tulips enclosed by a lilac hedge, which in June-is changed 
to a mid-Summer garden with heliotrope and yellow lantanas. 

Descending the steps from this garden one may turn to the 
left to enter the bearded iris garden, or may continue straight 
ahead, descending circular stone steps into the perennial 
garden, at the end of which is a semi-circular pergola covered 
with wisteria and trumpet vines. Near the pergola is another 
pool, and in the middle of the garden is a sundial with a 
carved iris, which is the favorite flower of the owners, and is 
to be seen in many designs through the gardens and house. 

Leaving here one enters a Japanese garden, hidden from the 
house, where the Japanese architect has made his landscape 
full of repose as though for meditation. There, on the edge of 
the water, is the tea house. 

One passes through a field of Japanese iris to the swimming 
pool, which is irregular in shape, surrounded by willows. The 
grass grows to the edges so that the effect is entirely natural. 
Leaving the Japanese garden by the farther gate, one enters a 
wild flower path and crossing the vista, enters a laurel path. 
One sees on the left the tennis court, and returns to the house 
through a rose garden. 

There is a rock garden near the stable, the second floor of 
which has guest quarters and a billiard room. Twenty-six 
years ago what is now lawns was filled with large stones. To 
get rid of them and to have a garden near the house before it 
was moved, the rock garden was made. At the farther side of 
the stable are the picking and vegetable gardens enclosed by 
espalier fruit trees ; at the farther end are the greenhouses. 

The owners have had much pleasure in making paths through 
the woods which may be long or short, easy or hard walking, 
as they and their guests desire. 



































































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A section of the garden at Wareham for which Mrs. Stephen Weld 
was awarded a gold medal 

A corner in the garden at Beverly Farms for which Miss Grace Edwards 
was awarded a silver medal in 1933 





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Garden Clubs Not Members of 
the Massachusetts Federation* 

Attleboro Garden Club. 
President, Miss Laura M. Moore, 20 Peck St., Attleboro. 
Secretary, Miss Dorothy Thayer, 17 Mechanic St., Attleboro. 

Bernardston Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. Raymond L. Dunnell, Bernardston. 
Secretary, Mrs. Arthur Magoon, Bernardston. 

Beverly Improvement Society. 

President, Mrs. Herbert W. Kenway, 29 Atlantic Ave., Beverly. 

Secretary, Miss Bessie A. Baker, Monument Sq., Beverly. 
Buzzards Bay, Garden Club of, New Bedford. 

President, Mrs. Edwin P. Seaver, Jr., 116 Bedford St., New Bedford. 

Secretary, Miss Elsie West, 96 Madison St., New Bedford. 
Dedham, Contentment Garden Club. 

President, Miss Elizabeth Q. MacGlashan, 96 Harvard St., Dedham. 

Secretary, Miss Mary Carr, Bates St., Dedham. 

Deerfield Garden Club. 

President, Charles Huntington Smith, Deerfield. 
Secretary, Mrs. Henry C. Wells, Deerfield. 

East Bridgewater Garden Club. 

President, Miss Maud E. Magoun, 274 Central St., East Bridgewater. 
Secretary, Mrs. Clement F. Oakley, 274 Central St., E. Bridgewater. 

East Milton Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. Clarence W. Goodridge, 78 Washington St., East 

Secretary, Mrs. Lester D. Watson, 644 Adams St., East Milton. 
Easton Garden Club. 

President, Edward B. Hayward, R.F.D., South Easton. 

Secretary, Miss Jane D. Middleton, North Easton. 

Falmouth Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. Howard Swift, Falmouth. 

Secretary, Mrs. Alvan J. Jones, Box 377, Falmouth. 
Farm and Garden Club, The. 

President, Mrs. H. Allen Durdee, 28 Puritan Ave., Swampscott. 

Secretary, Mrs. R. F. Lewis, 39 Stanwood Road, Swampscott. 
Greenfield Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. John L. Bagg, 29 Chestnut Hill, Greenfield. 

Secretary, Mrs. Willis Weissbrod, Greenfield. 
Hampden Garden Club. 

President, Benjamin F. Libby, R. F. D., East Longmeadow. 

Secretary, Mrs. E. C. Stacy, Hampden. 

*The names of clubs which are members of the Federation are published in the 
Federation's Year Book. 



Hampshire County Garden Club. 

President, George H. Hawksley, 18 Park St., Florence. 
Secretary, Hobart Whitaker, 23 Cedar St., Northampton. 

Hyde Park Garden Club. 

President, Miss Leila Goodrich, 31 Prospect St., Hyde Park. 
Secretary, Mrs. George Sanborn, 900 Metropolitan Ave., Hyde Park. 

Lexington, The Garden Club of. 

President, Mrs. M. Bernard Webber, 5 Hillside Ave., Bedford. 
Secretary, Mrs. Robert S. Sturtevant, 11 Hancock St., Lexington. 

Ludlow Garden Club. 
President, Mrs. Alice L. Hoyt, Ludlow. 
Secretary, Mrs. Fred Cummings, Ludlow. 

Malden, Garden Club of. 

President, Mrs. F. Chester Everett, 35 Felsmere Road, Maiden. 
Secretary, Mrs. Frederick Thompson, 32 Woodland Road, Maiden. 

Marion Garden Lovers' Club. 

President, Miss Hannah B. Nye, Marion. 
Secretary, Mrs. Mary Dexter, Marion. 

Middleboro Garden Club. 

President, Miss Jane Bennett, 93 Peirce St., Middleboro. 
Secretary, Mrs. Herbert Sylvester, Pearl St., Middleboro. 

Monson Garden Club. 
President, F. D. Rogers, Ferncroft Farm, Monson. 
Secretary, Mrs. R. H. Thomas, Monson. 

Nahant Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. Fred A. Wilson, Nahant. 
Secretary, Mrs. George Dick, Tudor Road, Nahant. 

Needham, The Men's Garden Club of. 

President, Ritchie H. Stevens, 48 Wilshire Park, Needham. 
Secretary, Charles W. Harrison, 868 Great Plain Ave., Needham. 

Newton Highlands, Garden Club of the Woman's Club of. 

President, Mrs. Elizabeth S. Newton, 21 Oak Terrace, Newton 

Secretary, Mrs. Robert Bonner, 264 Lake Ave., Newton Highlands. 
North Attleboro Garden Club. 

President, John J. Bliek, 1077 Mt. Hope St., North Attleboro. 

Secretary, Fred C. Paye, Box 769, North Attleboro. 
Pepperell Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. J. Orin Williams, Jr., Pepperell. 

Secretary, Mrs. Franklin Wiley, Box 74, Pepperell. 
Pittsfield Garden Club. 

President, Prof. Ulysses Buhler, 215 Dawes Ave., Pittsfield. 

Secretary, Mrs. Robert Guilds, 866 West St., Pittsfield. 


Rockland Garden Club. 
President, Mrs. George A. Hurley, 99 Payson Ave., Rockland. 
Secretary, Mrs. Bliss Ranny, 71 Pacific St., Rockland. 

Sharon Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. William G. Darrow, Sharon. 
Secretary, Mrs. Kenneth B. Emerson, Sharon. 

Stoneham Garden Club. 
President, Mrs. Muriel Grauman, 9 Broadway, Stoneham. 
Secretary, Mrs. Mabel Edson, 197 Collincote St., Stoneham. 

Sudbury Garden Club. 
President, Mrs. Paul Whitney Rhoades, Concord Rd., South Sudbury. 
Secretary, Mrs. Herbert J. Atkinson, Elm Tree Farm, Sudbury. 

Telephone Employees' Garden Club. 
President, William F. Crowell, 12 Madison Ave., Winchester. 
Secretary, Francis H. Twombly, Room 916, 50 Oliver St., Boston. 

Tewksbury Garden Club. 
President, Mrs. A. Henry Colbath, Tewksbury. 
Secretary, Mrs. William A. Smith, Tewksbury. 

Waban Community Garden Club. 

President, Dr. Wilson G. Smillie, 29 Wamesit Road, Waban. 
Secretary, Mrs. Natalie T. Bartholomgei, 101 Windsor Rd., Waban. 

Wellesley Men's Garden Club. 

President, Edward B. Rowe, 11 Cushing Road, Wellesley. 

Secretary, James H. Odell, 63 Forest St., Wellesley. 
Westboro Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. Herbert West, Westboro. 

Secretary, Miss Helen C. Forbes, Ward's Corner, Westboro. 
West Dennis Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. Bernard Sheridan, West Dennis. 

Secretary, Mrs. G. C. Bennett, West Dennis. 

West Roxbury Women's Club, Garden Group of the. 

President, Mrs. Waverley T. Wonson, 37 Pelton St., West Roxbury 
Secretary, Mrs. Cyrus Corliss, 32 March Ave., West Roxbury. 

Weymouth Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. Wilfred H. Bartlett, 252 Essex St., East Weymouth. 

Secretary, Mrs. Carl L. Billings, 59 Academy Ave., East Weymouth 
Williamstown Garden Club. 

President, Miss Laura D wight, Williamstown. 

Secretary, Mrs. James G. Hardy, Williamstown. 
Winchendon Garden Club. 

President, Mrs. Joseph L. Peabody, 258 School St., Winchendon. 

Secretary, Mrs. Harry E. Casler, Highland St., Winchendon. 


IN 1934 

March 12-17. Spring Exhibition. 


June 7 and 8. Early June Exhibition. 

Thursday, 2 to 9 P.M. 
Friday, 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. 

June 14 and 15. Mid-June Exhibition. 

Thursday, 2 to 9 P.M. 
Friday, 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. 

August 18 and 19. Mid-Summer Exhibition, in co-operation 
with the New England Gladiolus Society. 

Saturday, 2 to 9 P.M. 
Sunday, 1 2 M. to 9 P.M. 

August 30 and 31. Exhibition of the Products of Children's 

Thursday and Friday, 1 to 6 P.M. 

September 15 and 16. Late Summer Exhibition, in co- 
operation with the New England Dahlia Society. 

Saturday, 2 to 9 P.M. 
Sunday, 1 2 M. to 9 P.M. 

October 2-4. Fruit and Vegetable Exhibition. 

Tuesday, 2 to 9 P.M. 

Wednesday and Thursday, 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. 

November 7-11. Autumn Exhibition. 

Wednesday, 2 to 10 P.M. 

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9 A.M. to 10 P.M. 

Sunday, 12M. to 10 P.M. 











Massachusetts' Largest Elm Tree 

What is believed to be the largest elm tree in Massachusetts 
is located in Framingham, not far from the grounds of the 
Framingham Country Club, on the estate of Mr. and Mrs. 
Warren S. Warner at 31 Gates Street. 

The magnificent old elm has a circumference of 28% feet 
one foot from the ground. The spread of the branches is about 
150 feet, and the height of the tree. is at least 70 feet. No one 
knows just what the age of the tree is, but it is at least 300 
years old and may have been growing for still another century. 
Notwithstanding this fact, it is in excellent condition, a large 
amount of money having been spent to preserve and brace it. 
Indeed, it is a conspicuous example of successful tree surgery 
and there is no reason why it should not stand for another 
hundred years. 

This handsome old tree is sometimes known as the Gates 
elm, but is more commonly called the Rugg elm. Fortunately, 
it has always been prized by the owners of the property on 
which it stands and apparently has never lost one of its limbs, 
some of which are so long that except for the artificial supports 
given them they would rest upon the ground. 

Jackson Dawson Medal Awards 

The following are the awards of the Jackson Dawson 
Memorial Medal which have been made up to 1934: 

1927 Lambertus C. Bobbink, Rutherford, N. J. 

1928 T. D. Hatfield, Wellesley. 

1929 Charles Sander, Brookline. 

1930 William Anderson, South Lancaster. 

1931 William Henry Judd, Jamaica Plain, propagator at the Arnold 


1932 Charles O. Dexter, Sandwich, for his work of hybridizing and 

propagating rhododendrons and azaleas. 

1933 E. G. Hill, Richmond, Ind., veteran rose grower, for the intro- 

duction of many of the best roses, and as hybridizer and 
propagator of rose plants. 

The Jackson Dawson Memorial Medal is awarded annually, 
by vote of the Trustees, for skill in the science and practice of 
hybridization and propagation of hardy woody plants. 


Members of at Least 40 Years' 


It is shown by the records of this Society that no less than 
24 persons have been members for at least 40 years. The names 
of these members and the years in which they became con- 
nected with the Society are given below : 

1866 Walter S. Barnes 

1871 Hon. Francis H. Appleton 

1872 Charles H. Hovey 

1873 Charles H. Breck 

1873 Chauney W. Chamberlain 

1876 Daniel R. Beckford 

1876 George Russell 

1877 William E. Bowditch 
1880 William H. Hunt 

1880 Nathaniel T. Kidder 

1881 John H. Moore 

1882 James F. Ray 

1883 James H. Bowditch 

1884 Lewis H. Farlow 
1884 Robert Farquhar 
1884 Stillman S. Hovey 
1884 Robert T. Jackson 
1884 Warren H. Manning 
1884 James Metevier 
1884 Clifton H. Paige 
1884 Charles H. Stearns 
1884 Mary L. Vinal 

1884 Thomas A. Watson 

1885 John F. Johnson 

The Secretary will be glad to be informed of any errors 
which may appear in this list. 


Library Accessions 

New books added to the Library in the year 1933 include 
the following : 

Aiken, G. D. Pioneering with wildflowers. 1933. 

Albee, Mrs. H. R. Hardy plants for cottage gardens. 1910. 

Alpino, P. De balsamo dialogus. In quo verissima balsami plantae, 
opobalsami, carpobalsami, et xilobalsami cognitio plerisque anti- 
quorum atque iuniorum rnedicorum occulta nunc elucescit. 1591. 

American delphinium society. Delphinium: the book of the . . . 
Society; ed. by L. H. Leonian. 1933. 

Bailey, L. H. The cultivated conifers in North America, comprising 
the pine family and the taxads. Successor to the Cultivated ever- 
greens. 1933. 

Bailey, L. H. How plants get their names. 1933. 

Batsford, H. Homes and gardens of England, by H. Batsford and 
C. Fry. 1932. 

Benary, E., Samenhandlung. Farbentafel fiir den gartenbau. 

Better homes and gardens. My better homes and gardens' garden 
helper; ed. by A. C. Hottes. 1933. 

Boston medical library. A check list of incunabula contained in the 
Boston medical library, comp. by J. F. Ballard. 1930. 

Boston tercentenary committee. Subcommittee on memorial history. 
. Fifty years of Boston, a memorial volume issued in commemora- 
tion of the tercentenary of 1930. 1932. 

Bowditch, E. W. Photographs. 3v. 

Britten, J., comp. Biographical index of deceased British and Irish 
botanists, comp. by J. Britten and G. S. Boulger; 2d ed. rev. and 
completed by A. B. Rendle. 1931. 

Britten, J., comp. Old country and farming words, gleaned from 
agricultural books. 1880. 

Britton, N. L. Bahama flora, by N. L. Britton and C. F. Millspaugh. 

Britton, N. L. Flora of Bermuda. 1918. 

Brown, E. C., co. Country homes, constructed by the E. C. Brown 
company. 1928. 

Budge, Sir E. A. T. W. Divine origin of the craft of the herbalist. 

Caemmerer, H. P. Washington, the national capital. 1932. 

Camus, A. Les arbres, arbustes et arbrisseaux d'ornement. 1923. 

Camus, E.-G. Iconographie des orchidees d'Europe et du bassin 
Mediterranean, avec la collaboration ... de A. Camus. 2v. of text, 
pi. 129-133. 

Carrier e, E. A. La vigne. 



Cary, K. T. Arranging flowers throughout the year, by K. T. Cary 
and N. D. Merrell. 1933. 

Chase brothers co. Getting the most from your ornamental trees, 
shrubs, fruits and flowers. 1932. 

Chester county mushroom laboratories. Successful mushroom grow- 
ing. 1932. 

Claiborne, E. Manual of gardening for use in the central southern 
states. 1932. 

Colman, Sir J., 1st bart. Hybridization of orchids, the experiences 
of an amateur. 1932. 

Coon, N. Practical violet culture. 1925. 

Cornish, V. The scenery of England, a study of harmonious group- 
ing in town and country. 1932. 

Coutts, J. The complete book of gardening, by J. Coutts, A. Ed- 
wards, and A. Osborn; 2d impression rev. 1931. 

Culture & treatment of flowers with a list of annuals, perennials, etc. 

Davies, R. E. A, B, C of the herb garden. 1921? 

Dierbach, J. H. Flora mythologica; oder, Pflanzenkunde in bezug 
auf mythologie und symbolik der Griechen und Romer : ein beitrag 
zur altesten geschichte der botanik, agricultur und medicin. 1833. 

Dillistone, F. E. Violet culture for pleasure and profit; 2d ed. rev. 
and enl. 1933. 

Donatus, A. Roma vetus ac recens, utriusque aedificiis ad eruditam 
cognitionem expositis; tertio edita. 1665. 

DuCane, F. The Canary Islands, painted by E. DuCane, described 
by F. DuCane. 1911. 

Duvel, J. W. T. Vitality and germination of seeds. 1904. 

Duvillers, F. Les pares et jardins, Ire partie. 1871. 

Elgood, G. S., illus. Some English gardens, after drawings by G. S. 
Elgood, with notes by G. Jekyll; 2d ed. 1933. 

Ellacombe, H. N. In my vicarage garden and elsewhere. 1902. 

Elwes, H. J. Memoirs of travel, sport, and natural history; ed. by 
E. G. Hawke, with an introd. by Sir H. Maxwell, and a chapter 
on Gardening by E. A. Bowles. 1930. 

Evelyn, J. Directions for the gardiner at Says-Court, but which may 
be of use for other gardens ; ed. by G. Keynes. 1932. 

Ferguson, J. A. Farm forestry. 1916. 

Fisher, F. H. Reginald Farrer, author, traveller, botanist and flower 
painter, with additional notes by E. H. M. Cox and W. E. Th. 
Ingwersen; 2d ed. 1933. 

Flint, W. P. Insects, man's chief competitors, by W. P. Flint and 
C. L. Metcalf. 1932. 

Ford, C. B. The landscape of England. 1933. 


Foster, J. H. Trees and shrubs of New Hampshire. 1931. 

Fotsch, K. A., ed. Die begonien, ihre beschreibung, kultur, ziichtung 

und geschichte. 1933. 
Fox, Mrs. H. M. Gardening with herbs for flavor and fragrance. 

Friend, H. The flowers and their story. 
Garcet, A., ed. Fleurs anciennes, reproductions d'apres les peintures 

du temps. 2v. 
Gardens and gardening, the Studio gardening annual, 1933; ed. by 

F. A. Mercer. 1933. 
Gilbert- Carter, H. Descriptive labels for botanic gardens. 1924. 
Godfery, M. J. Monograph and iconograph of native British or- 

chidaceae. 1933. 
Grabau, A. W., ed. Guide to localities illustrating the geology, 

marine zoology and botany of the vicinity of Boston; ed. by 

A. W. Grabau and J. E. Woodman. 1898. 
Gras, N. S. B. History of agriculture in Europe and America. 1925. 
Graves, A. H. A teaching guide to the trees and shrubs of greater 

New York, including the kinds most commonly seen in cultivation, 

by A. H. Graves and H. M. Rusk. 1933. 
Green, J. R. History of botany 1860-1900, being a continuation of 

Sachs 'History of botany, 1530-1860'. 1909. 
Greene, E. L. Landmarks of botanical history, a study of certain 

epochs in the development of the science of botany. Part I. — 

Prior to 1562 A.D. 1909. 
Grieve, M. Culinary herbs and condiments. 1933. 
Hall, Sir A. D. The apple, by Sir A. D. Hall and M. B. Crane. 

Hanmer, Sir T., bart. The garden book of Sir Thomas Hanmer, 

bart., with an introduction by E. S. Rohde. 1933. 
Harding, Mrs. E. Lilacs in my garden, a practical handbook for 

amateurs, 1933. 
Harned, J. E. Wild flowers of the Alleghanies. 1931. 
Harvey, W. H., and others. Flora capensis, being a systematic 

description of the plants of the Cape Colony, Caffraria, and 

Port Natal (and neighboring territories) ; ed. by Sir A. W. Hill, 

v.5 sect. 2 (suppl.) 1933. 
Hawks, F. L., comp. Narrative of the expedition of an American 

squadron to the China Seas and Japan, 1852, 1853, and 1854, 

under the command of Commodore M. C. Perry, U.S.N., compiled 

from the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and 

his officers. 1856. v.l and 2. 
Hawthorne, H. The lure of the garden, illus. by M. Parrish, J. Guerin 

. . . and others. 1911. 


Heald, F. DeF. Manual of plant diseases; ed. 2. 1933. 

Henslow, T. G. W. Gardens of fragrance. 1932. 

Heuze, G. Les matieres f ertilisantes ; 4e ed. rev. et augm. 1862. 

Higgins, Mrs. V. The study of cacti. 1933. 

Hill, J. The curious gardener, with drawings by J. Nash. 1932. 

Hine, Mrs. W. R. The arrangement of flowers. 1933. 

Hole, S. R. A book about roses, with an introd. by Dr. McFarland 

and a foreword, additional lists of modern roses, and wood-engrav- 
ings by the editor [E. F. Daglish]. 1933. 
Howard, L. 0. Fighting the insects : the story of an entomologist, 

telling the life and experiences of the writer. 1933. 
Howard, L. 0. The insect menace. 1931. 
Hutchinson, H. G. Life of Sir John Lubbock, Lord Avebury. 1914. 

L'lllustration. Le jardin. (Special number of l'lllustration, 28 Mai, 

Irving, W. Saxifrages or rockfoils, by W. Irving and R. A. Malby. 

Jekyll, G. Wall, water, and woodland gardens including the rock 

garden and the heath garden; 8th ed. rev. 1933. 
Johnson, A. T. A garden in Wales. 1927. 

Johnson, A. T. Plant names simplified, their meanings and pro- 
nunciation, with a foreword by A. J. Macself . 1931. 
Johnson, W. The nature-world of London. I — Trees and plants. 

Jones, Mrs. F. E. Garden club programs, with additional notes from 

"Horticulture" and other sources. 1933. 
Joret, C. La rose dans l'antiquite et au moyen age. 1892. 
Kauffman, E. Trees of Washington, the man, the city. 1932. 
Kew, H. W. Thomas Johnson, botanist and royalist, by H. W. Kew 

and H. E. Powell. 1932. 
Kew. Royal gardens. Handlist of tender dicotyledons and gnetaceae 

cultivated in the Royal botanic gardens, Kew; ed. 2. 1931. 
Knuth, P. Handbook of flower pollination, based upon H. Mueller's 

work, 'The fertilization of flowers by insects'; tr. by J. R. A. 

Davis. 1906-1909. 3v. 
Lachaume, J. Le rosier, culture et multiplication; 2e ed. 1869. 
Lambert, L. F. Cultivation of the mushroom: guide and reference 

manual for the successful mushroom grower. 1933. 
Leavitt, R. G. The forest trees of New England. 1932. 
Leeming, J. F. Book of the delphinium. 1932. 
Lincoln, Mrs. A. H. Familiar lectures on botany; new ed. rev. and 

enl. 1849. 


Lovell, J. H. The flower and the bee: plant life and pollination. 

McDonald, D. Agricultural writers from Sir Walter of Henley to 
Arthur Young, 1200-1800. 1908. 

McDougall, W. B. Some edible and poisonous mushrooms. 1917. 

Macself, A. J. French intensive gardening. 1932? 

Marx-Lepelletier. Rosiers, violettes, pensees, etc. 

Megenberg, C. von. Das buch der natur : die erste naturgeschichte in 
deutscher spraehe, in neu-hochdeutscher sprache bearb. und mit 
anmerkungen versehen von H. Schulz. 1897. 

Meulenaere, O. de. Liste descriptive des chrysanthemes d'hivers. 

Morgan, F. C. Rock gardens and what to grow in them, with sup- 
plementary notes from "Horticulture illustrated." 1930. 

Morley, M. W. Bee people; 20th ed. 1899. 

Morris arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania. 1933. 

Nash, J., illus. Poisonous plants, deadly, dangerous and suspect, 
engraved On wood and with an introd. by J. Nash, with brief 
description by W. Dallimore; ed. by A. W. Hill. 1927. 

Nehrling, H. The 'plant world in Florida, from the published manu- 
scripts of Dr. H. Nehrling; coll. and ed. by A. and E. Kay. 1933. 

New York (State) Dept. of agriculture and markets. Div. of agri- 
culture. The vegetable industry of New York state. 1930. 

Niklitschek, A. Water lilies and water plants. 1933. 

Nortridge, N. A. Garden stories. 1933. 

Ortloff, H. S. Informal gardens, the naturalistic style. 1933. 

Osborn, A. Shrubs and trees for the garden. 1933. 

Percier. Choix des plus celebres maisons de ... Rome; 2e ed., par 
Percier et Fontaine. 1824. 

Perry, G. S. The common trees and shrubs of Pennsylvania, native 
and introduced. 1932. 

Petit, V. Pares et jardins des environs de Paris, nouveau recueil de 
plans de jardins et petits pares dessines a vol d'oiseau dans les 
genres frangais, anglais, Suisse, etc. 

Phillips, G. A. Delphiniums, their history and cultivation. 1933. 

Pond, B. W. Outline history of landscape architecture, pt. 1. 1933. 

Price, T. D. Guide to the gardens of Spain and Portugal. 1932. 

Putnam, Mrs. W. L. The happiness of our garden. 1926. 

Putz, A. The garden notebook : gardening week by week indoors 
and out. 1933. 

Redgrove, H. S. Spices and condiments. 1933. 

Ricauti, T. J. Sketches for rustic work, including bridges, park and 
garden buildings, seats and furniture. 1848. 


Ries, V. H. Flower shows, their organization, management and 
judging. 1933. 

Robbins, L. H. Cure it with a garden. 1933. 

Bobbins, W. W. Plants useful to man, by W. W. Robbins and F. 
Ramaley. 1933. 

Robinson, W. English flower garden and home grounds of hardy 
trees and flowers only; 15th ed. 1933. 

Rockwell, F. F. Peonies. 1933. 

Roeder, W. von. Sukkulenten : ein f iihrer fur liebhaber und sammler 
dureh das reich der fettpflanzen; 3e aufl. 1931. 

Rohde, E. S. Oxford's college gardens. 1932. 

Rohde, E. S. The story of the garden. 1932. 

Royal horticultural society. Classified list of daffodil names with 
particulars of the Society's classification of daffodils and arrange- 
ments for the registration of daffodil names. 1933. 

Sacc. Chimie des vegetaux; 3e ed. 

Sadler, A. L. Art of flower arrangement in Japan, a sketch of its 
history and development. 1933. 

St. John, H. Flora of Mt. Baker, by H. St. John and E. Hardin. 

Sanderson, E. D. Insect pests of farm, garden and orchard; 3d ed. 
rev. and enl., by L. M. Peairs. 1931. 

Sansome, F. W. Recent advances in plant genetics, by F. W. San- 
some and J. Philp. 1932. 

Sargeaunt, J. The trees, shrubs and plants of Virgil. 1920. 

Saunders, C. F. Western wild flowers and their stories. 1933. 

Small, J. K. Ferns of Florida, being descriptions of and notes on 
the fern-plants growing naturally in Florida. 1931. 

Societe nationale d'horticulture de France. Liste generale des 
membres de la societe, arretee au 28 mars, 1929. 1929. 

Societe nationale d'horticulture de France. Comite de l'art des 
jardins. Jardins d'aujourd'hui. 1932. 

Spath, L., firm, Berlin. Spath-buch, 1720-1930. 1930. 

Step, E. Herbs of healing : a book of British simples. 1926. 

Stevens, G. A. Climbing roses. 1933. 

Stevens, G. A. Garden flowers in color, a picture cyclopedia of 
flowers. 1933. 

Stevenson, N. I. Pocket guide to sixty distinctive tropical trees 
cultivated in the open in the United States. 1933. 

Strode, H. Story of Bermuda. 1932. 

Sudell, R., ed. The new illustrated gardening encyclopaedia. 1933. 

Symons-Jeune, B. H. B. Natural rock gardening. 1932. 


Tanaka, T. A monograph of the Satsuma orange, with special 

reference to the occurrence of new varieties through bud varia- 
tion. 1932. 
Tanhauser, S. Songs of horticulture. 1933. 
Teetgen, A. B. Profitable herb growing and collecting, with a pref. 

by E. M. Holmes. 1916. 
Thayer, C. L. House plants and how to grow them. 1930. 
Thomas-Stanford, C. Leaves from a Madeira garden; 2d ed. 1910. 
Tipping, H. A. The garden of today. 1933. 
Tirocco, G. B. La camelia, cenni botanici, varieta, terreno, scelta 

dei recipienti, terricci per la semina, moltiplicazione, potatura, 

esposizione, ripari, malattie. 1928. 
Trafton, G. H. Methods of attracting birds . . . pub. under the 

auspices of the National association of Audubon societies. 1910. 
Ville, J. L'ecole des engrais chimiques; 2e ed. 1869. 
Vilmorin-Andrieux et cie. Les plantes potageres, description et 

culture des principaux legumes des climats temperes ; 4e ed. 1925. 
Ward, F. K. Plant hunting in the wilds. 1931. 
Weale, J., ed. Design of ornamental gates, lodges, palisading and 

iron work of the royal parks. 1841. 
Webster, A. D. London trees: being an account of the trees that 

succeed in London, with a descriptive account of each species and 

notes on their comparative value and cultivation. With guide to 

where the finest London trees may be seen. 1920. 
Welch, Mrs. M. S. In a week-end garden. 1933. 
White, E. A. The florist business. 1933. 
Who's who in America, v.17, 1932-1933. 1932. 
Wilder, Mrs. L. B. The fragrant path, a book about sweet scented 

flowers and leaves. 1932. 
Wilder, Mrs. L. B. The rock garden. 1933. 
Winthuysen y Losada, X. de. Jardines clasicos de Espafia. Castilla. 

Woodward, C. R. New Jersey's agricultural experiment station, 

1880-1930, by C. R. Woodward and I. N. Waller. 1932. 
Worden, N. M. Growing beauty : a school study and activity outline 

in appreciation, preservation and creation of outdoor beauty. 

Wright, R. Another gardener's bed-book, a second crop of short and 

long pieces for those who garden by day and read by night. 1933. 

Gifts to the Library 

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society acknowledges with 
thanks gifts to the Library from the following donors in 1933 : 

Ames, Oakes. 

Hybridization of orchids : the experiences of an amateur, by 
Sir J. Colman. 1932, 
Boston Medical Library. 

A check list of incunabula contained in the Boston Medical 
Library, comp. by J. F. Ballard. 1930. 

Boston Society of Natural History. 

Guide to localities illustrating the geology, marine zoology and 
botany of the vicinity of Boston; ed. by A. W. Grabau and 
J. E. Woodman. 1898. 

Brown, Clark W. 

Collection of nursery catalogs. 

Chase Brothers Company. 

Getting the most from your ornamental trees, shrubs, fruits 
and flowers, by Chase Brothers Company. 1932, 

Eliott, Raymond. 

My better homes and gardens' garden helper, pub. by Better 
homes and gardens; ed. by A. C. Hottes. 1933. 

Eustis, Mrs. Augustus H. 

Chimie des vegetaux; 3e ed., par Sacc. 

Choix des plus celebres maisons de ... Rome; 2e ed., par Percier 

et Fontaine. 1824. 
Country homes, constructed by the Elliott C. Brown Company. 

Design of ornamental gates, lodges, palisading and iron work 

of the royal parks; ed. by J. Weale. 1841. 
L'ecole des engrais chimiques; 2e ed., par J. Ville. 1869. 
Landscape gardening in Japan, by J. Conder. 1893. 2v. 
Les matieres fertilisantes; 4e ed. rev. et augm., par G. Heuze. 

Native flowers and ferns of the United States, by T. Meehan. 

1878-1880. 2 ser. 
Les pares et jardins, Ire partie, par F. Duvillers. 1871. 
Pares et jardins des environs de Paris, nouveau recueil de 

plans de jardins et petit pares dessines a vol d'oiseau dans 

les genres fran§ais, anglais, Suisse, etc., par V. Petit. 
Photographs, by E. W. Bowditch. 3v. 
Le rosier, culture et multiplication; 2e ed., par J. Lachaume. 

Rosiers, violettes, pensees, etc., par Marx-Lepelletier. 



Sketches for rustic work, including bridges, park and garden 

buildings, seats and furniture, by T. J. Ricauti. 1848. 
La vigne, par E. A. Carriere. 

Farrington, Edward Irving. 

Pioneering with wildflowers, by G. D. Aiken. 1933. 

Friedman, Mrs. Max. 

Some edible and poisonous mushrooms, by W. B. McDougall. 

Goddard, Samuel J. 

Familiar lectures on botany; new ed. rev. and enl., by Mrs. 
A. H. Lincoln. 1849. 

Hull, Miss Mary. 

Narrative of the expedition of an American Squadron to the 
China Seas and Japan, 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the 
command of Commodore M. C. Perry, U.S.N., compiled from 
the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and his 
officers, by F. L. Hawks. 1856. v.l and 2. 

Kant, Emil. 

Farm forestry, by J. A. Ferguson. 1916. 

Manning, Richard C. 

Collection of books from the pomological libraries of Robert 
Manning and Robert Manning Junior. (Not yet added to 
the library records.) 

Manning, Warren. 

Collection of account books of Reading Nurseries. (Not yet 
added to the library records.) 

Stockman, C. C. 

Farbentaf el f iir den gartenbau, von E. Benary Samenhandlung. 

Taihoku Imperial University, Formosa, Japan. 

A monograph of the Satsuma orange, with special reference 
to the occurrence of new varieties through bud variation, by 
T. Tanaka. 1932. 

Tudor, Mrs. Henry D. 

The gardeners dictionary: containing the best and newest 
methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, 
flower garden and nursery; 7th ed. rev., by P. Miller. 1759. 
[Copy formerly in the library of John Chipman Gray, an 
original member of the Society (1829-1881), Vice-President 
•of the Society, 1829-1833.] 

Williams, Miss Elizabeth D. 

Bulletin of the Garden Club of America, Oct. 1913; Apr. 1914; 
Apr.-Nov. 1915; Jan. 1916-Sept. 1917; Jan. and Aug. 1918. 

Periodicals Received, 1933 

Agricultural Gazette of New South Wales. 

Agricultural Index. 

Alpine Garden Society. Bulletin. 

Alpine Garden Society. Year Book. 
*American Bee Journal. 

American Botanist. 

American Carnation Society. Proceedings. 

American Dahlia Society. Bulletin. 

American Delphinium Society. Bulletin. 

American Fern Journal. 

American Forests. 

American Fruit Grower Magazine. 

American Home. 
*American Hortigraphs and Agronomic Review. 

American Iris Society. Bulletin. 

American Orchid Society. Bulletin. 

American Peony Society. Bulletin. 

American Rose Annual. 

American Rose Magazine. 

American Society for Horticultural Science. Proceedings. 

American Society of Landscape Architects. Bimonthly Index to 
Current Publications of Professional Interest. 

Les Amis des Roses. 

Annals of Botany. 

Arnold Arboretum. Bulletin of Popular Information. 

Arnold Arboretum. Journal. 

Better Fruit. 
*Better Homes and Gardens. 

Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research. Contributions. 

Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research. Professional Papers. 

Breeze Hill News. 

British Carnation Society. Carnation Yearbook. 

British Delphinium Society. Yearbook. 

British Gladiolus Society. Gladiolus Annual. 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Leaflets. 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Record. 


Cactus and Succulent Society of America. Journal. 

Cactus and Succulent Society of Great Britain. Cactus Journal. 

Calavo Growers of California. Annual Report. 
*Calavo News. 

Calcutta Royal Botanic Garden. Annals. 

California Avocado Association. Yearbook. 

*Library keeps only the current year on file. 




California. Department of Agriculture. Bulletin. 

California Garden. 

California. University. Publications in Botany. 

Canadian Entomologist. 

Canadian Florist. 

Canadian Horticulturist. 

Le Chrysantheme. 

City Gardens Club (New York). Bulletin. 

* Country Life. New York. 
Curtis's Botanical Magazine. 

Edinburgh. Royal Botanic Garden. List of Seeds. 
*Elementary English Review. 
Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society. Journal. 
Experiment Station Record. 

Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa. Iowa Gardens. 
Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland. News. 
Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan. Yearbook. 
Federated Garden Clubs of New Jersey. Year Book. 

* Fertilizer Review, 
Flora Batava. 
Florists' Exchange. 
Florists' Review. 
Flower Grower. 

Flowering Plants of South Africa. 

Forest Leaves. 
*Four Seasons. 

Fruit World of Australasia. 

Garden Club Exchange. 

Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts. Yearbook. 

Garden Club of America. Bulletin. 

Garden Club of Georgia. Yearbook. 

Garden Club of North Carolina. Year Book. 

Garden Club of South Carolina. Yearbook. 

Garden Design. 
*Garden Digest. 

Garden Glories. 

Garden Gossip. 

Garden Life. 

Garden Lover. 

Garden Path. 

Gardeners' Chronicle. 

Gardeners' Chronicle of America. 

Library keeps only the current year on file. 


Gardeners' Yearbook. 

Gardening Illustrated. 





Geisenheimer Mittelungen iiber Obst- und Gartenbau. 

Giardino Fiorito. 

Gladiolus Review. 

Golden Gardens. 

Gray Herbarium. Contributions. 

Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture. Journal. 
*Guide to Nature. 

Hartford, Conn. Board of Park Commissioners. Annual Report. 

Harvard University. Botanical Museum. Leaflets. 

Hillcrest Gardens. 

Home Acres. 
*Home and Field. 

Home and Garden Review. 
*Home Gardening. 

Hooker's Icones Plantarum. 

L'Horticulteur Chalonnaise. 

Horticultural Education Association. Yearbook. 

Horticultural Society of New York. Monthly Bulletin. 

Horticultural Society of New York. Yearbook. 


L'Horticulture Franchise. 

Hossier Horticulture. 

House and Garden. 
* House Beautiful. 

Illinois State Horticultural Society. Transactions. 

Indiana Academy of Science. Proceedings. 

Indiana Horticultural Society. Transactions. 
*Instituto Biologica. Sao Paulo, Brazil. Archivos. 
*Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Memorias. 

International Review of Agriculture. 
*Iowa Agriculturist. 

Iowa State Horticultural Society. Transactions. 

Ireland. Department of Lands and Agriculture. Journal. 

Iris Society (England). Yearbook. 

Japanese Horticultural Society. Journal. 



'Library keeps only the current year on file. 


Jenkins Hemlock Arboretum. Bulletin. 

Journal of Agricultural Research. 

Journal of Botany, British and Foreign. 

Journal of Economic Entomology. 

Journal of Forestry. 

Journal of Pomology and Horticultural Science. 

Kansas State Horticultural Society. Biennial Report. 

Kew. Royal Gardens. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information. 

Het Landhuis. 

Landscape Architecture. 

Lawn Care. 

Lexington Leaflets. 

Linnsean Society. Journal. 

Lyon-Horticole et Horticulture Nouvelle Reunis. 

Market Growers Journal. 

Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Yearbook. 

Men's Garden Club (Fort Wayne, Ind.). Bulletin. 

Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters. Papers. 
*Michigan Agriculturist. 

Michigan State Horticultural Society. Annual Report. 

Minnesota Horticulturist. 

Missouri Botanical Garden. Annals. 

Missouri Botanical Garden. Bulletin. 

Mollers Deutsche Gartner-Zeitung. 

Montreal. Universite. Laboratoire de Botanique. Contributions. 

Morton Arboretum. Bulletin of Popular Information. 


National Auricula and Primula Society (England). Annual Report. 

National Carnation and Picotee Society (England). Annual Report 
and Yearbook. 

National Council of State Garden Club Federations. Bulletin. 

National Fertilizer Association. Proceedings. 

National Horticultural Magazine. 

National Nurseryman. 
*National Plant, Flower and Fruit Guild Magazine. 

National Rose Society (England). Rose Annual. 
*Natur und Museum. 
*Nature-Garden Guide. 
*Nature Magazine. 

New England Gladiolus Society. Yearbook. 
*New England Homestead. 

New Flora and Silva. 

New York Botanical Garden. Journal. 

* Library keeps only the current year on file. 


Nord Horticole. 

Ontario. Entomological Society. Annual Report. 

Ontario. Horticultural Societies. Annual Report. 

Ontario. Vegetable Growers Association. Annual Report. 

Orchid Review. 

Ortofrutticoltura Italian a. 

* Parks and Recreation. 

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Yearbook. 
Le Petit Jardin. 
*Philippine Journal of Agriculture. 

* Phytopathology. 

La Pomologie Francaise. 

Popular Gardening. 
*Progressive Farmer and Southern Ruralist. 

Quarterly Journal of Forestry. 

Reale Societa Toscana di Orticultura. Bulletino. 
*Revista del Litoral. 

Revue des Eaux et Forets. 

Revue Horticole. 


Rio de Janeiro. Jardim Botanico. Archivos. 

Rose News. 

Royal Horticultural Society. Daffodil Yearbook. 

Royal Horticultural Society. Lily Yearbook. 

Royal Horticultural Society. Journal. 

Rural New Yorker. 

Scottish Forestry Journal. 

Seed Trade Buyers Guide. 

Seed World. 

Shade Tree. 

Smithsonian Institution. Annual Report. 
*Societe d'Horticulture de la Haute-Garonne. Annales. 

* Societe d'Horticulture d'Orleans et du Loiret. Bulletin. 

* Societe d'Horticulture et de Viticulture d'Epernay. Bulletin. 
Societe Franchise du Dahlia. Journal. 

Societe Nationale d'Horticulture de France. Bulletin. 

Societe Royale de Botanique de Belgique. Bulletin. 

Societe Royale d'Horticulture et d' Agriculture d'Anvers. Bulletin. 

South African Gardening and Country Life. 

Southern Florist and Nurseryman. 

* Library keeps only the current year on file. 


* Tennessee Horticulture. 

Tennessee State Horticultural Society. Proceedings. 

Torrey Botanical Club. Bulletin. 


Tribune Horticole. 

U. S. Department of Agriculture. Yearbook. 

U. S. National Herbarium. Contributions. 

Verein zum Schutze der Alpenpflanzen. Jahrbuch. 
*Victoria, Australia. Department of Agriculture. Journal. 
*Waltham, Mass. Field Station. Field Station Journal. 

Wild Flower. 

Wisconsin Horticulture. 

Women's League for the Protection of Riverside Park. Yearbook. 

Worcester County Horticultural Society. Transactions. 

Your Garden and Home. 

Zeitschrift fiir Obst-, Wein- und Gartenbau. 

Zeitschrift fiir Pflanzenkrankheiten und Pflanzensehutz. 

*Library keeps only the current year on file. 

Want List 

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society needs the publica- 
tions in the following list to complete important sets. The 
Librarian would be glad to know of any available issues. 

(Numbers or dates connected by - are inclusive.) 

Alabama State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, 
v. 4, 1907. 

v. 10-11, 1913-1914. 
v. 17-. ., 1921-date (if published). 

American Association of Nurserymen. Proceedings of annual meeting, 
v. 1-12, 1876-1887. 
v. 14, 1889. 
v. 18-21, 1893-1896. 
v. 23-34, 1898-1909. 
v. 36, 1911. 
v. 38, 1913. 
v. 40, 1915. 
v. 46, 1921. 
v. 52-. ., 1927-date (if published). 

American Dahlia Society. Bulletin, 
ser. 1, Sept. 1915-April 1920. 
ser. 9, no. 44, April 1928. 
ser. 10, no. 50, Oct. 1929. 

American Fruit Grower, 
v. 53, no. 1, Jan. 1933. 

American Horticultural Society. Bulletin. 
v. 5-.., 1927-date. 

American Landscape Architect, 
v. 2, no. 1, Jan. 1930. 
v. 6, no. 4, April 1932. 

American Nurseryman. 

v. 59, no. 1, 8, Jan. 1, Mar. 15, 1934. 

American Pomological Society. Proceed'ngs of the . . . sessions. 
1929-1930, no. 46-47. 

American Pomologist. 

1924, May, July, Aug., Oct., Nov., Dec. 

1925, Feb.-(if published). 

American Pomologist: Bulletin. 

1913, no. 2-3, Jan., April. 

1914, no. 6-7, Jan., April. 

1915, no. 10, April (if published). 



American Rose Annual. 

v. 1, 1916. 
American Society for Horticultural Science. Proceedings. 

v. 8, 1911. 
American Sweet Pea Society. Bulletin and Schedule. 

Better Fruit. 

v. 23, no. 1, July 1928. 
Breeze Hill News. 

v. 1, no. 1, 4, 5, 1927-1928. 
British Gladiolus Society. Gladiolus Annual. 

v. 1, 1927. 
Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Record. 

v. 1, no. 2, April 1912. 

v. 3, no. 1-2, 4, Jan., April, Oct. 1914. 

v. 6, no. 2, Mar. 1917. 

v. 8, no. 2, Mar. 1919. 
California Association of Nurserymen. Transactions and Proceedings. 

v. 8-17, 1918-1927. 

v. 19-22, 1929-1932. 
California Department of Agriculture. Monthly Bulletin. 

v. 3, no. 1-2, Jan.-Feb. 1914. 

v. 15, no. 7-12, July-Dec. 1926. 

v. 19, no. 12, Dec. 1930. 
Chrysanthemum Society of America. Report of annual meeting. 

v, 1-2, 1913. 
Dahlia Society of New Jersey. Bulletin. 

v. 6, no. 3, Oct. 1930. 

v. 1, no. 2, June 1929. 
Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland. News. 

v. 1, no. 1-3, 1931. 

v. 2, no. 2-3, 1932. 

v. 3, no. 4, 1933. 
Federated Garden Clubs of New Jersey. Year Book. 

no. 4, 1931 (if published). 
Federated Garden Clubs of New York State. Year Book 

no. 9, 1933. 
Federation of the Garden Club of Illinois. Year Book. 

no. 2, 1932. 

no. 3, 1933 (if published). 
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs. Yearbook. 

no. 3-.., 1931/32-date. 


Florida State Horticultural Society. Proceedings. 

v. 13-17, 1900-1904. 

v. 29, 1916. 

v. 35-37, 1922-1924. 

v. 45-.., 1932-date. . 
Florists' Exchange. 

v. 2, no. 2, 7, Dec. 14, 1889, Jan. 18, 1890. 

v. 68, no. 8, June 23, 1928. 
Florists' Review. 

v. 42, no. 1090-1092, Oct. 17-31, 1918. 

v. 53, no. 1356, Nov. 22, 1923. 

v. 58, no. 1500, Aug. 26, 1926. 
Forest Leaves. 

v. 1, no. 6, 8, Feb., July 1888. 

v. 2, no. 1 (whole no. 11) Dec. 1888. 
Fruit World of Australasia. 

v. 28, no. 11, Nov. 1927. 
Fruits and Gardens. 

v. 1-5, 1905-1909. 

v. 11, June 1915. 

v. 14, Jan. 1918. 

v. 19, Oct. 1921. 

v. 21, Sept., Dec. 1923. 
Garden Club of America. Bulletin. 

1915, no. 7, Jan. 
Garden Club of North Carolina. Year Book. 

no. 3, 1933. 
Garden Club of South Carolina. Year Book. 

no. 2, 1932. 
Garden Glories. 

v. 1, no. 2-3, Jan.-Mar. 1929. 
Garden Life (London). 

v. 1-15, Oct. 5, 1901-1908. 

v. 41, no. 9, Nov. 26, 1921. 

v. 55-. ., July 1923-date (if published). 
Garden Life. (St. Louis Horticultural Society.) 

v. 1, no. 2, 1928. 
Gardeners' Chronicle of America. 

v. 1-18, 1905-1914. (Except v. 15, no. 6, Oct. 1912.) 
Georgia State Horticultural Society. Proceedings. 

4, 1879. 

7, 1882. 

29, 1905. 

36, 1912. 

38-. ., 1914-date (if published). 


Hillcrest Gardens. 

v. 21, 1930. 
Hoosier Horticulture. 

v. 1-8, 1919-1926. 
Illinois Gladiolus Society. Yearbook. 

v. 2-.., 1932-date. 
Indiana Horticultural Society. Transactions. 

v. 43-55, 1903-1915. 

v. 57, 1917. 

v. 59, 1919. 

v. 62, 1922. 

v. 64, 1924. 

v. 73, 1933. 
Iowa State Horticultural Society. Transactions. 

v. 67-.., 1932-date. 

v. 1, Oct. 1910-July 1911. 

v. 2, Oct.-Dec. 1911. 

v. 8, Oct. 1920-July 1921. 

v. 10, Oct.-Dec. 1922. 
Kansas State Horticultural Society. Biennial Report. 

v. 39, 1926/1927. 
Maryland State Horticultural Society. Report. 

v. 14-18, 1911-1915. 
Massachusetts Fruit Growers Association. Annual Report. 

v. 27-28, 1921-1922. 

v. 35, 1929. 

v. 37, 1931. 

v. 39, 1933. 
Michigan State Horticultural Society. Annual Report. 

v. 24, 1894. 

v. 26, 1896. 

v. 32-38, 1902-1908. 

v. 43, 1913. 

v. 46-47, 1916-1917. 

v. 51, 1921. 

v. 56-57, 1926-1927. 
Missouri Botanical Garden. Bulletin. 

v. 2, no. 1-3, 7, 9-11, Jan.-Mar., July, Sept.-Nov. 1914. 

v. 3, no. 8-11, Aug.-Nov. 1915. 

v. 4, no. 1, 4, 7-9, Jan., April, July-Sept. 1916. 

v. 5, no. 5, May 1917. 

v. 7, no. 7, Sept. 1919. 

v. 9, no. 3, 9, Mar., Nov. 1921. 

v. 10, no. 6, June 1922. 


Missouri State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, 
v. 1-4, 1859-1863. 
v. 6-7, 1865-1866. 
v. 9-22, 1868-1879 

Moellers Deutsche Gaertner-Zeitung. 
v. 31, no. 37, Sept. 16, 1916. 
v. 37, no. 34-36, Dec. 10, 20, 30, 1922. 
v. 38, no. 23-36, Aug. 20-Dec. 30, 1923. 
v. 39, 1924. 

National Auricula and Primula Society (Southern Section, England) 
Annual Report, 
v. 49, 1925. 

National Horticultural Magazine, 
v. 1-4, Aug. 1922-1925. 

National Rose Society. Rose Annual. 
1-2, 1907-1908. 
19, 1925. 
24, 1930. 

Nebraska State Horticultural Society. Annual Report. 

v. 31-33, 1900-1902. 
v. 45-46, 191^1915. 
v. 48-.., 1917-date. 

New Hampshire Horticultural Society. Annual Report. 
3-10, 1909-1916. 
12-15, 1918-1921. 
17-. ., 1923-date (if published). 

New Jersey State Horticultural Society. Program of annual meeting, 
v. 1-6, 1876-1881. 
v. 11-13, 1885-1887. 
v. 15, 1889. 
v. 17-18, 1891-1893. 
v. 20, 1895. 
v. 22-23, 1897-1898. 
v. 27-38, 1902-1912. 
v. 41-43, 1915-1917. 

Nord Horticole. 

1920, no. 1, 3-4, 6, Jan./Feb.?, May-June, Aug. 

1921, no. 9, Sept. 

1924, no. 1, 12, Jan., Dec. 
1928, no. 3. 


Ontario, Horticultural Societies. Annual Report, 
v. 25, 1930. 

Pomologie Franchise. 
1914, no. 1, Jan. 

1918, no.. 1, 12, Jan., Dec. 

1919, no. 8, Aug. 
1923, no. 11, Nov. 

1931, no. 3, Mar. 

1932, no. 1, Jan. 

1933, no. 9, Sept. 
Revue des Eaux et Forets. 

v. GO, no. 6, June 1922. 

Seed World. 

v. 1-18, 1915-1925. 

v. 20, no. 4, Aug. 14, 1926. 

v. 25, no. 11, May 31, 1929. 

Shade Tree. 

v. 1, April 1928-Mar. 1929. 

v. 2, no. 2, 7, May, Oct. 1929. 

v. 3, no. 4, 6, April, June 1930. 

v. 4, no. 2, Feb. 1931. 
Society of American Florists and Ornamental Horticulturists. 

v. 38-39, 1922-1923. 

Southern Florist and Nurseryman. 

v. 1-9, no. 8, Feb. 13, 1915-May 22, 1920. 

v. 12, no. 18, Jan. 27, 1922. 

v. 13, no. 4, 6, April 21, May 5, 1922. 

v. 20, no. 1-14, Sept. 25-Dec. 23, 1925. 

v. 24, no. 9, 18-19, June 3, Aug. 5-12, 1927. 

v. 25, no. 2-4, 6-7, 12, 20-22, 25, April 13-27, May 11-18, June 22, 

Aug. 24-Sept. 7, Sept. 28, 1928. 
v. 26, no. 2-4, 7-9, 11, Oct. 12-26, Nov. 16-30, Dec. 14, 1928. 
v. 27, no. 14, July 5, 1929. 
v. 28, no. 5, Nov. 1, 1929. 

Tennessee State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, 
v. 9-23, 1914-1928. 
v. 25, 1930. 

Worcester County Horticultural Society. Transactions. 


School Garden Movement 
in Boston* 

Boston and the Massachusetts Horticultural Society may both 
claim the credit for introducing school gardening into America. 
In 1890 this Society took the initial step by sending Henry 
Lincoln Clapp to study school gardening in Europe, where it 
was already established. As a result of his trip Mr. Clapp, then 
master of the George Putnam School in Roxbury, started a 
wild flower garden in the rear of his school in 1891. This was 
a flower garden until 1900; thence plots were lined out and 
devoted to the raising of vegetables. Yearly the pupils of this 
school won practically all the prizes offered by the Society for 
plant specimens. 

Mr. Clapp's enthusiasm for school gardening increased year 
by year. Annually he appeared before the members of the 
Massachusetts Horticultural Society urging larger appropria- 
tions and recognition for this phase of education. He also 
endeavored to get the school authorities interested in fostering 
this work. His enthusiasm seemed to affect those outside of 
Boston, as his work here led to noteworthy school gardens in 
other parts of this country. As has been the case with many 
pioneers, he paved the road for the later city-wide develop- 
ment of this work. Mr. Clapp resigned from his position as 
chairman of the Society's Children's Garden Committee in 1904. 

Mr. Clapp was instrumental in starting children's garden 
work in other sections of this country. One very noteworthy 
example was the work done by the National Cash Register 
Company at Dayton, Ohio. The president of this company, 
hearing of Mr. Clapp's work, tried out a gardening experiment 
in a slum district of Dayton. The results were so gratifying 
that these gardens became nationally known. Then the Hyannis 
Normal School in Hyannis, Mass., offered instruction in school 
gardening, correlating the same with class room subjects. The 
South Framingham Normal School fell in line with a course. 
In 1904 the Massachusetts Agricultural College opened a 
Summer course in children's garden work. Thus the fine work 
by Mr. Clapp took seed and bloomed elsewhere. 

With the opening of the twentieth century Boston took up 
an active interest in children's garden work. Some of the most 
important projects were as follows : 

*From a thesis on "Agricultural Education in Boston," submitted by Thomas 
Patrick Dooley in charge of the Department of Agriculture at the Jamaica Plain 
High School. 



The Boston Normal School in 1901 established the second 
school garden in Boston. Eighty children of the seventh grade 
had small garden beds. Home gardens were later started from 
these central plots. The expense was borne by the Twentieth 
Century Club, although the School Committee made a small 
yearly appropriation. 

The Lyman School of East Boston established a garden by 
removing sidewalk bricks from the school yard for a width 
of five feet. The front of the building was decorated with 

The Hancock School, located in what is claimed to be one of 
the most densely populated portions of the globe, with no land 
available, solved this problem by tearing down an old tenement 
and developing land for gardens. 

In 1900 the Twentieth Century Club established 82 garden 
beds in the yard of English High School on Dartmouth Street. 
The club paid the expense and Breck's supplied the seeds. 

Mrs. William F. Eastwood, working with the various settle- 
ment houses of Boston, did much to continue and develop the 
work started by Mr. Clapp. She came into the work as Mr. 
Clapp was leaving. She started with a small piece of land on 
Hampshire Street. This work spread to the Neighborhood 
House districts of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain. Mrs. Eastwood 
organized a garden class under the Ruggles Street Neighbor- 
hood House. She visited 289 gardeners in nearby homes. She 
again organized the work under the Elizabeth Peabody Home 
and Smith Bay Union. A few years ago she was given a gold 
medal by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. 

The South End Industrial School carried on garden work 
under Miss Bartholomew as supervisor. The land used was 
loaned by the Boston Elevated Railroad. 

The Jamaica Plain and Roxbury Neighborhood Houses had 
garden plots near their houses under supervision of Miss Nute. 

What is described as a remarkable group of gardens were in 
the Dorchester House back yard. These were in charge of 
Miss Brassill. 

The Sterling Street Garden of 1913 was a very noteworthy 
undertaking. There were 150 plots worked in connection with 
the adjacent schools. The land was supplied by the Boston 
Elevated Railroad. 

The work of the Sherwin School under Miss Mary Healy 


and associated teachers was so outstanding as to warrant being 
described in the Report of the Boston Public Schools in 1913. 

Thus far the gardening for children had been done by 
private organizations from Mr. Clapp's start in 1891. The 
original type of gardening dealt with ferns, flowers, etc., but 
changed to vegetables. With this change more interest seemed 
to be developed by the children and their parents. 

With the start of the w T orld war, resulting in higher costs 
of foodstuffs, there developed a great interest in vegetable 
gardening. This interest kept growing — so much so that by 
1917 Assistant Superintendent of Boston Schools John C. 
Brodhead recognized it by the temporary appointment of Mr. 
Daniel W. O'Brien to direct the work. 

The start of this work may better be described by summariz- 
ing the report of the superintendent for the first year of 
gardening : 

Superintendent's Report 1917 

"Home Gardens" are recognized as a school activity in 35 
elementary school districts. There are between nine and ten 
thousand home gardens registered for supervision by Spring 
instructors in gardening, and school-time instructors selected 
from regular teaching force of schools doing gardening work. 
These were followed in the Summer vacation months v by 30 
garden teachers visiting home plots biweekly. 

Park Plots: Three thousand children planted square rod 
garden plots at Franklin and Olmstead Parks on land prepared 
by the Public Safety Committee co-operating with the Boston 
Park Department. 

School Gardens were maintained in twelve localities and have 
demonstrated usefulness both for instructional purposes and 
efficient community gardening in congested neighborhoods. 

Outside Agencies: The Boston Social Union, Women's Mu- 
nicipal League, the Dorchester Club and various parent associa- 
tions have carried on work in co-operating with schools as in 
previous years and have assisted greatly through advice and 
financial assistance. 

Exhibits: Over one-third of the exhibits at the Massachusetts 
Horticultural Society competitive exhibit of children's garden 
products were made by children of the Boston Schools. Garden 
exhibitions by local schools were planned in nearly all districts 
doing gardening work. 

Co-operation of Masters and Teachers: All report a fine feel- 
ing of co-operation. 

Exj)cnses: Appropriation of $3^300. 


Report on Playstead Gardens, Franklin Park 

During the Summers of 1917 and 1918 the so-called Playstead 
at Franklin Park, containing 26 acres, was ploughed, harrowed 
and fertilized by the Public Safety Committee, co-operating with 
the Boston Park Commission. The Boston School Committee 
then assumed charge of this immense area, to be planted by the 
pupils of the adjacent schools such as Christopher Gibson, Oliver 
Wendell Holmes, George Putnam, Eliot, Francis Parkman, Han- 
cock, Lewis, Robert Gould Shaw, Roger Wolcott and William E. 
Russell. Among the high schools taking part were : Boston Latin, 
Girls' Latin, Dorchester High School, Girls' High, Roxbury 
High and the Jamaica Plain High School. There was also a 
troup of Boy Scouts and about twenty school teachers having 
plots there. 

Approximately three thousand gardeners took advantage of 
these plots. This is probably one of the greatest school garden 
projects ever undertaken in this country. The teachers identi- 
fied with this project were: Mr. William T. Miller, principal 
of the Washington Irving School; Joseph E. Goulard, now 
identified with the Cambridge schools ; Frederick L. Eames of 
the Memorial High School. The supervisors in charge were the 
writer of this thesis, Thomas P. Dooley, of the Jamaica Plain 
High School, and John L. Mayer of the Dearborn School. The 
writer had sole charge in 1918. As a result of the splendid 
beginnings, Mr. O'Brien was appointed permanently in 1918 
as an assistant director of the Department of Manual Arts to 
be in charge of school gardening. 

Mr. O'Brien set to work to develop still further the garden 
work so that it would function in other schools. His plan has 
been to foster home gardens, using the school garden centers 
as instruction plots, the lessons taught to be carried to the 
home gardens. These home gardens are supervised by garden 
teachers. With the coming of peace after the world war the 
enthusiasm for gardening was dimmed to some extent and the 
average of ten thousand school gardeners dropped to about 
six thousand. This number has held for twelve years and will 
continue with the splendid organization of teachers in garden- 
ing being developed in our schools. 

The individual home gardens are spread through practically 
the whole Boston district except Charlestown. These home 
gardens are recognized as school districts with garden teachers 


in charge, having assistant teachers in the form of pupils from 
the Boston Teachers College and Jamaica Plain High School. 
These districts are in charge of three garden supervisors, who 
are under the director of gardening. 

Garden meetings are held throughout the Spring, Summer 
and Fall. All the teachers meet in conference with the director 
and the supervisor. The garden work is generally headed for 
the Exhibition of the Products of Children's Gardens held at 
Horticultural Hall by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society 
about September first each year. Many of the schools hold 
exhibitions in the Fall in their respective school halls. 

The school garden department has undertaken the growing 
of bulbs to be distributed to the various schools in the Fall 
and Winter; also the encouragement of window box garden- 
ing and the beautifying of school grounds with pansies and 

The department has again aimed to develop garden teachers 
and interest others in garden work by means of lectures by 
outside speakers from time to time. Before completing this 
report on school gardening the following names should be men- 
tioned for their persistent efforts to make this work succeed: 

L. Gertrude Howes, Mary Hemenway Garden 
Mary A. Leary, Jefferson School Garden 
Henry G. Wendler, Jamaica Plain High School 
Bertha L. Pierce, Thomas N. Hart School 
Etta A. Manning, Thomas N. Hart School 
Helen M. Gidney, Greenwood School Garden 
Edith I. Swanson, Trescott School Garden 
Frederick L. Eames, Memorial High School 
Edith D. Rodger s 
Frances S. Rodgers 
Esther E. Larson 
Catherine T. Hunt 

There are scores of other teachers too numerous to mention 
still working faithfully. 

Thus the school garden movement, started officially in 1917 
as a part of the Boston school system after a fine start as a war 
measure, has adjusted itself so that it has become a vital part 
of our school system. It is now functioning in other ways than 
actual outside gardening to foster and develop the interest of 
the school children in plants. 

Awards for Estates and Gardens 

Since 1870 

Gold Medals 
1870 Edward S. Rand, Jr., Dedham (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 
1873 William Gray, Jr., Dorchester (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 
1879 Francis B. Hayes, Lexington (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 
1894 Nathaniel T. Kidder, Milton (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1898 Mrs. David Nevins, South Framingham (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1899 Arthur F. Estabrook, Beach Bluff (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1901 Oakes Ames, North Easton (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1902 Charles H. Tenney, Methuen (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1903 Henry H. Rogers, Fairhaven (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1906 Mrs. John L. Gardner, Brookline (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1907 Morton F. Plant, Groton, Conn. (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1910 George E. Barnard, Ipswich (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1911 Col. Harry E. Converse, Marion (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 
1913 Boston Park Department, for advancement in landscape 

1913 The Arnold Arboretum, for the introduction of new plants 
1913 Town of Ashby, for the preservation of Kalmia lati folia on 

Laurel Hill 
1913 William Sim, Cliftondale, for advancement in flower and 

vegetable culture 
1913 Mrs. R. D. Evans, Beverly, for an Italian garden at Beverly 
1916 Walter Hunnewell, Wellesley (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 
1923 Mrs. Bayard Thayer, for her work with the newer Chinese 


1923 Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Hunnewell, Natick (Hunnewell Fund 

No. 2) 

1924 Thomas Roland, Nahant, for his services in furthering the best 

interests of horticulture 
1924 Henry H. Richardson, Brookline (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 
1924 Miss Grace Sturtevant, Wellesley Farms, for her services as an 

Iris hybridizer 

1924 Mr. Alexander Montgomery, Hadley, for his work in furthering 

the best interests in new kinds of Roses 

1925 Bayard Thayer Estate, Lancaster (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1925 Caleb William Loring Estate, Manchester (Hunnewell Fund 

No. 2) 

1926 Miss Marian Roby Case, Weston, for her work in advancing 

1926 William C. Endicott Estate, Danvers (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1926 Miss Harriett R. Foote, Marblehead, for her work with Roses 

1927 Frederick S. Moseley Estate, Newburyport (Hunnewell Fund 

No. 2) 



1928 Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Crane, Jr., Ipswich (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1929 Mrs. Gustavus D. Parker, for her estate at Wianno (Hunnewell 

Fund No. 2) 

1930 Faulkner Farm, Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee, 

Brookline (Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 

1931 Miss Isabella Preston, Ottawa, Canada, for her experimental 

work with Lilies (Wm. N. Craig Fund) 
1931 Mrs. Edward Gilchrist Low, Brookline, for her great achievement 

in founding the Lowthorpe School of Landscape Architecture 

for Women at Groton, Mass. 
1931 Mr. and Mrs. John S. Ames, for their estate at North Easton 

(Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 
1933 Mrs. Homer Gage, for her estate at Shrewsbury — Iristhorpe 

(Hunnewell Fund No. 2) 
1933 Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Webster, for their Rose garden at Quissett 
1933 Mrs. Stephen Weld for her garden at Wareham 

Silver Medals 

1906 Charles W. Parker, for his estate, "Redgate," at Marblehead Neck 

1907 James Garthly, for the skillful cultivation of Chrysanthemums 

1908 Miss E. M. Tower, Lexington, for a flower garden 
1908 Peter B. Bradley, Hingham, for a vegetable garden 

1908 E. J. Shay lor, Weston, for a superior collection of Peonies 

1909 Miss E. M. Tower, Lexington, Otto Strassenburg, gardener, for a 

garden of Summer- or Fall-flowering plants, not commercial 
1909 Langwater Gardens, North Easton, for a garden of Spring- 
flowering plants, not commercial 
1909 Mrs. James McKissock, West Newton, for a garden or collection 

of Peonies, not commercial 
1909 Henry A. Belcher, Randolph, for a garden or collection of Irises, 

not commercial 
1909 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a rock garden 
1909 F. W. Dahl, Roxbury, for a fruit garden of large or small fruits 
1909 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a vegetable garden, not 

1909 R. & J. Farquhar & Company, for a house of Begonia Gloire de 

Lorraine at Roslindale 

1910 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a garden of Summer- or Fall- 

flowering plants, not commercial 
1910 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a garden or collection of hardy 

Roses, not commercial 
1910 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a rock garden 
1910 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a water garden 
1910 Dr. Walter G. Kendall, Atlantic, for a fruit garden of large or 

small fruits 


1910 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a vegetable garden, not 


1911 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a garden of Summer- or Fall- 

flowering plants, not commercial 
1911 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a garden of Spring-flowering 

plants, not commercial 
1911 Wilton Lockwood, South Orleans, for a garden or collection of 

Peonies, not commercial 
19.11 Col. H. E. Converse, Marion, for a garden or collection of hardy 

Roses, not commercial 
1911 Dr. Harris Kennedy, Milton, for a garden or collection of Irises, 

not commercial 
1911 Charles W. Parker, Marblehead, for a rock garden 
1911 Col. H. E. Converse, Marion, for a water garden 
1911 Dr. Walter G. Kendall, Atlantic, for a garden of large or small 

1911 Oliver Ames, North Easton, for a vegetable garden, not 

1911 David F. Roy, Marion, for the skillful superintendence of the 

Converse estate 

1911 James Marlborough, Topsfield, for the skillful superintendence 

of the Proctor estate 

1912 Bayard Thayer, South Lancaster, for a garden of Spring- 

flowering plants, not commercial 
1912 Mrs. Charles W. Parker, Marblehead, for a garden of Summer- 

or Fall-flowering plants, not commercial 
1912 Wilton Lockwood, South Orleans, for a garden or collection of 

Peonies, not commercial 
1912 Col. Harry E. Converse, Marion, for a garden or collection of 

hardy Roses, not commercial 
1912 Mrs. Charles W. Parker, Marblehead, for a rock garden 
1912 Col. Harry E. Converse, Marion, for a garden of large or small 

1912 Col. Harry E. Converse, Marion, for a vegetable garden, not 

1912 American Forestry Company, South Framingham, for its 

nurseries of forest trees 
1912 Andrew Gray Weeks, Marion, for the effective planting of his 


1912 Charles E. Eaton, Marblehead, for the fine condition of his estate 

1913 Wilton Lockwood, South Orleans, for a collection of climbing 

1913 Thomas Killion, Roxbury, for the skillful cultivation of the 
estate of W. P. Parker 


1913 James George, Beverly, for the skillful cultivation and care of 

the estate of Mrs. R. D. Evans 
1913 B. Hammond Tracy, Wenham, for continued advancement in 

Gladiolus culture 
1913 A. A. Marshall, Fitchburg, for an apple orchard. 

1913 Oliver Ames, North Easton, for the skillful cultivation of a 

vegetable garden 

1914 Dr. Harris Kennedy, Milton, for a garden of Japanese Irises 
1914 Joseph H. Choate, Stockbridge, for topiary gardening 
1914 W. B. 0. Field, Lenox, for effective avenue planting 

1914 Giraud Foster, Lenox, for the elaborate formal arrangement of 

the Bellefontaine Gardens 
1914 William E. S. Griswold, Lenox, for the artistic planting of his 

grounds and placing of his gardens 
1914 Carlos De Heredia, Lenox, for artistic planting in connection 

with architectural features 
1914 Miss Adele Kneeland, Lenox, for a well-arranged formal garden 
1914 Charles Lauier, Lenox, for artistic landscape planting 
1914 R. W. Paterson, Lenox, for excellence of parterre gardening 
1914 A. R. Shattuck, Lenox, for artistic flower gardening 
1914 William D. Sloane, Lenox, for excellence in landscape effects 
1914 Grenville L. Winthrop, Lenox, for harmonious lawn and 

woodland effects 
1924 Mrs. Harriet R. Foote, Marblehead, for her work in raising the 

standard of Rose growing in New England 

1924 Eugene N. Fischer, Jamaica Plain, for his skill in producing new 


1925 William Henry Robinson, Gloucester, for a Rose garden 

1926 Mrs. Philip B. Weld, Dedham, for a rock garden 

1926 Mrs. Dudley Pickman, Beverly, for a formal garden 

1927 Mrs. Isaac Sprague, Wellesley Hills, for a rock garden 
1927 Mrs. Louis A. Frothingham, North Easton, for a Rose garden 

1927 Mrs. Frederick C. Shattuck, Brookline, for a historic garden 

1928 Mr. and Mrs. Clement S. Houghton, Chestnut Hill, for an alpine, 

wild garden and moraine 

1928 Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Abbott, Manchester, for a garden 

1929 Mr. and Mrs. Harry T. Hayward, for their estate at Franklin 

1929 Mrs. L. Carteret Fenno, Rowley, for a wild garden 

1930 Miss Mary Parsons, Lenox, for her estate "Stonover" 

1930 Winthrop Ames, North Easton, for his estate 

1931 Mrs. J. R. McGinley (Jennie Atterbury), for her garden at 

Smith's Point, Manchester 

1931 Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey G. Whitnev, for their garden at Woods 


1932 Mrs. Edwin S. Webster, for her Rose garden at Quissett 


1932 Dudley L. Pickman, for a Spring bog garden at Bedford on the 
Sudbury River 

1932 Mrs. Theodore E. Brown, for her superbly grown planting of 

flowering and fruiting shrubs of unusual excellence and in 
great variety at Hyde Park 

1933 Miss Grace Edwards, for her garden at Beverly Farms 
1933 Charles 0. Blood, for his garden at Lynnfield Center 

Silver Gilt Medals 

1900 Col. Charles Pfaff, for Chrysanthemums on benches 

1900 Mrs. B. P. Cheney, for a house of Chrysanthemums in pots, 

arranged for effect 
1900 Col. Frederick Mason, for a vegetable garden 

Bronze Medals 

1905 Robert Roulston, for his flower garden 

1909 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a garden of Summer- or Fall- 
flowering plants, not commercial 
1909 Henry A. Belcher, Randolph, for a rock garden 
1909 F. W. Dahl, Roxbury, for a vegetable garden, not commercial 
1909 Robert Cameron, Cambridge, for the superior cultivation of 

late-flowering Tulips 
1909 W. W. Rawson, Marblehead, for a Sweet Pea garden 
1909 Duncan Finlayson, Jamaica Plain, for the fine condition of the 

Weld garden 
1909 Robert Rust, Pomfret, Conn., for the fine condition of the 

Courtlands estate 
1909 B. Hammond Tracy, Wenham, for the superior cultivation of 
the Gladiolus 

1909 Charles W. Parker, Marblehead, for the Redgate estate at 

Marblehead Neck 

1910 F. W. Dahl, Roxbury, for a fruit garden of large or small fruits 

1910 F. W. Dahl, Roxbury, for a vegetable garden, not commercial 

1911 Wilton Lockwood, South Orleans, for a garden or collection of 

hardy Roses, not commercial 
1911 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a rock garden 
1911 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a water garden 
1911 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a garden of large or small fruits 

1911 George E. Barnard, Ipswich, for a vegetable garden, not 


1912 Col. Harry E. Converse, Marion, for a garden of Summer- or 

Fall-flowering plants, not commercial 
1912 Wilton Lockwood, South Orleans, for a garden or collection of 

hardy Roses, not commercial 
1912 Charles W. Parker, Marblehead, for a garden of large or small 



1927 Mrs. J. Otis Wardwell, Haverhill, for her garden 

1929 Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. Pennell, Cohasset, for a small Italian 


1930 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, for the 

landscaping and planting of the grounds around the house 
of the president 
1930 Mrs. Gertrude I, Titus, Swampscott, for her garden 

Blue Ribbon Garden Certificates 

1932 Mrs. George R. Fearing, Westwood 
1932 Mrs. Holden McGinley, Milton - 

1932 Park Department, City of Boston, for a Rose garden in Fenway 


1933 Mrs. Ralph Hornblower, Plymouth 
1933 Mrs. Osborne Howes, Chestnut Hill • 
1933 Mrs. Edith Morgan, Stockbridge 
1933 Mrs. Dana Osgood, Hopedale 

1933 Mrs. Charles F. Wallace, Chestnut Hill 

Garden Certificates 

1924 Thomas F. Donahue, Newton Lower Falls 

1925 Mrs. Leverett Saltonstall Tuckerman and William King 

Richardson, Nahant 
1925 Dr. Harris Starr Pomeroy, Peabody 
1925 George Eben Nichols, Marblehead 

1925 Col. Edward Howland, Robinson Green, South Dartmouth 

1926 James J. Phelan, Manchester 
1926 Mrs. G. D. Parker, Osterville 

1926 Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Perry, Nahant 

1927 Mrs. George B. Churchill, Amherst 

1927 Mrs. Gertrude W. Phillips, Swampscott 

1928 Mr. and Mrs. Moses Lyman, Longmeadow 

1928 Mrs. Robert C. Allen, Worcester 

1929 Paul Frost, Cambridge 

1929 Mrs. J. Frederick Hussey, Salem 

1930 Mrs. J. Tracy Eustis, Marblehead 

1930 Mrs. George 0. Forbes, North Egremont 

1931 Charles D. Armstrong, Centerville 
1931 Archibald Blanchard, Nahant 

1931 Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Proctor, Swampscott 

1932 Horace C. Baker, Maiden 

1932 Miss Cornelia Conway Parker, South Lancaster 

1932 Mrs. George L. Hyde, Swampscott 

1933 Corliss Brothers, for a roadside stand at West Gloucester 

Fruit and Flower Mission 

The Benevolent Fraternity Fruit and Flower Mission, at the 
close of its sixty-fifth consecutive year and the ninth year that 
its headquarters have been established at Horticultural Hall, 
desires to express its grateful appreciation to the Trustees of 
the Massachusetts Horticultural Society for the continued 
friendly interest that has enabled the Mission to meet the acute 
needs of a constantly growing list of "white collar" recipients. 
The year has been a happy and satisfactory one in the oppor- 
tunity presented to spread much cheer. 

The organized hamper work at the four centers in the South 
End, North End and West End of Boston brought 593 filled 
hampers from 28 towns from June 1 until October 1. In this 
part of our work we received the same splendid co-operation 
as always from the railroad men, especially the head baggage 
men at the North and South Stations. One contributor raised 
1000 gladioli for her Concord hamper. 

Our new hospital unit in their attractive uniforms are mak- 
ing weekly visits to the hospital wards of the Massachusetts 
Memorial Hospitals and the Chelsea Marine Hospital. This 
service will be increased as other hospitals desire it. It is very 
appropriate that this unit made its debut at the Massachusetts 
Memorial Hospitals during the Spring Flower Show as in the 
early years of the Fruit and Flower Mission, which started in 
1869 in the basement of the Hollis Street Church, it visited 
the Massachusetts Homeopathic Hospital which was established 
in the same neighborhood on Burroughs Place in 1871, and has 
continued to send flowers since the East Concord Street build- 
ings were opened in 1874. 

In our basement room at Horticultural Hall, contributions 
— which may be left on any week day morning throughout the 
year — have been received from many new and old friends. 

We are particularly indebted to the Massachusetts Horti- 
cultural Society for the use of the large hall for a benefit 
lecture given by Dr. Charles Edwards Park, and for the excep- 
tional distribution after the Fruit and Vegetable Show. Two 
barrels of apples from this show were kept in cold storage for 
our Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets, which meant much 
to the 307 families and individuals who received these holiday 
expressions of friendliness. 

Emily I. Elliott, Executive Secretary. 



The following is a list of the members of the Massachusetts 
Horticultural Society whose deaths were reported during the 
year 1933 : 

Mr. George H. Baker 

Mr. Hugh Bancroft 

Mr. John Marshall Barry 

Mrs. J. B. Belliveau 

Miss E. W. Biddle 

Mrs. Ernest W. Bowditch 

Mr. W. D. Brackett 

Mrs. Joseph Brown 

Mr. Oliver F. Brown 

Mrs. Nanna Matthews Bryant 

Mrs. C. F. Butterworth 

Mr. Chester I. Campbell 

Mr. Joseph R. Churchill 

Mr. Edward B. Clapp 

Mr. Arthur M. Comey 

Mrs. Charles E. Cowan 

Mr. Livingston Davis 

Miss Gertrude Dimick 

Mr. Alfred Douglas 

Mrs. Emma F. Durward 

Miss Helen Durward 

Miss Lucy H. Eaton 

Nathaniel W. Emerson, M.D. 

Mr. Frederick L. Emery 

Mrs. Carrie H. Fletcher 

Mr. Alfred D. Foster 

Mr. William Everett Fowler 

Miss Feroline W. Fox 

Mr. John C. Friend 

Mrs. Elliot H. Goodwin 

Mrs. Charles P. Greenough 

Mrs. John Hahn 

Mrs. Alice R. Hardwick 

Miss Alberta M. Houghton 

Mr. Charles Welles Hubbard 

Mr. Eliot Hubbard 

Mr. John M. Keyes 

Rev. Samuel Knowles 

Mr. Charles A. Lane 

Mrs. Samuel C. Lawrence 

Mr. Lester Leland 

Mr. Elihu G. Loomis 
Mr. James A. Lowell 
Mr. Arthur Lyman 
Mr. W. A. Manda 
Mr. Charles E. Mackintosh 
Mrs. M. P. Macleod 
Dr. L. B. Morrison 
Miss Frances C. Morse 
Dr. Herbert W. Newhall 
Mr. William R. Nicholson 
Miss Elizabeth E. O'Brien 
Mrs. Grace P. Ordway 
Mr. Ralph A. Oxton 
Miss Caroline E. Peabody 
Mrs. Frank L. Perry 
Mrs. Charles M. Poor 
Mr. John L. Porter 
Mr. Charles S. Rackemann 
Mrs. George Louis Richards 
Miss Carrie L. Richardson 
Mr. Edward A. Richardson 
Dr. William L. Richardson 
Mr. Elliott B. Robbins 
Mrs. Garret Schenck 
Mr. Thomas Sharkey 
Mr. Walter K. Shaw 
Mrs. 0. Atherton Shepard 
Mrs. Jerome C. Sisson 
Mrs. J. E. M. Smith 
Mrs. J. Raymond Smith 
Mr. Ralph Spofford 
Mr. Theodore G. Strater 
Mr. Charles E. Stratton 
Mrs. Thomas C. Thacher 
Mr. John E. Thayer 
Mr. Charles H. Tyler 
Mrs. Eugene C. Upton 
Mr. Frank H. Vaughn 
Mr. George H. Webster 
Mr. Andrew Gray Weeks 
Mr. C. W. Willis 


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Annual Meeting, 1934 

The annual meeting of the Massachusetts Horticultural 
Society was held at Horticultural Hall at 3 p.m. on Monday, 
May 7, being preceded by a lecture in which the Secretary, 
Mr. E. I. Farrington, reviewed the activities of the previous 
year, illustrating his talk with lantern slides. 

The President, Mr. Edwin S. Webster, was in the chair and 
announced that Mr. Paul Frese, Miss Phyllis Allen and Miss 
Margaret Place had been appointed tellers. He then made his 
annual address, after which the Secretary, the Treasurer and 
the chairmen of the various committees made their reports. 

The President's Address 

First of all, let me call attention to the improved acoustics 
of this hall. For many years it has been almost impossible to 
hold meetings or lectures in this room with any degree of 
satisfaction, partly because of the noises from outside, and 
partly for the reason that the room itself contained pronounced 
echoes. When this building was erected 35 years ago, most 
people thought that it was far out in the country and some 
pessimists even predicted that the Society would be unable to 
put on shows or conduct meetings at such a distant point. 
Doubtless, therefore, the architects did not consider the possi- 
bility of disturbances from passing street cars and other 
vehicles. In those days, too, much less was known about sound- 
proofing methods than is the fact today. Even yet much re- 
mains to be learned, but after long investigation a method of 
eliminating most of the voice reverberations in the hall was 
discovered and adopted. The ceiling has been covered with an 
absorbent substance which catches and holds sound waves to a 
marked degree. Double sash on the windows helps to prevent 
the entrance of outside noises, and the forced ventilating sys- 
tem installed several years ago does away with the necessity 
of opening the windows, except in extremely hot weather. The 
Trustees experimented with this plan by first having the board 
room sound-proofed. They feel that it will be possible now to 
hold lectures, conferences and meetings in this hall with a 
much greater degree of comfort and success than ever before 



in the history of the building. I hope that increasing use will 
be made of the hall as a result of this improved condition. 

The growth of the Society has continued throughout the 
years of depression. The losses have been heavy, to be sure, but 
more than 1,000 new members have been entered on the rolls 
the past year, making the present total 7,610. The Secretary has 
prepared a little break-down of the membership which is rather 
interesting. It shows that 6,770 members are residents of 
Massachusetts, but that there are 821 members in other states 
and 19 members in foreign countries. The Society has 21 
members in California, 18 in Florida, 13 in Michigan, 17 in 
the District of Columbia, 28 in New Jersey, and 94 in New 
York. Thirty-five of the 48 states are represented on the 
membership roll. Naturally, the membership in New England 
is larger than elsewhere. New Hampshire has 221 members, 
Rhode Island 122, Connecticut 64, Maine 95, and Vermont 23. 

Many new members have been added at the shows. The pres- 
ent membership of 7,610 is a gain of 389 members over the 
number reported just a year ago. Unfortunately, the number 
of life members has not increased comparably with that of 
annual members. The life membership fee of $50 is not high 
compared with the fees of many other societies, and the 
President urges that annual members who can do so, change 
to life members. The need of building up the life membership 
list is felt keenly. 

The President is obliged to report a less favorable financial 
condition than a year ago. There has been a balance on the 
right side of the ledger for many years, but at the close of 1933 
there was a slight deficit. Fortunately, the Spring show this 
year was more profitable than the one in 1933 and it is hoped 
that this fact, together with various economies, will do away 
with the necessity of using red ink this year. The artistic and 
financial success of the Spring show this year was exceedingly 
gratifying, and the President is happy to offer his congratula- 
tions to the Committee on Exhibitions. The chairman of this 
committee will make a more detailed report later. 

Last year two major experiments were made. One was the 
holding of a show devoted exclusively to fruits and vegetables, 


and the other the presentation of an Autumn show with an 
admission fee. Both experiments were successful enough to 
bring about a repetition of these shows. The Autumn exhibi- 
tion showed a slight financial loss, but it is reasonable to 
believe that this loss can be turned into a profit the coming 
year, as a result of the experience gained last season. In any 
event, the separation of the fruit and vegetable show and the 
so-called chrysanthemum show has become an established fact. 
The Society wishes to be of service to the fruit and vegetable 
growers, as well as to the growers of ornamentals, and the 
newly established exhibition makes this possible to a greater 
extent than ever before. 

From the beginning this Society has given particular atten- 
tion to the advancement of fruit culture. For several years 
Mr. William C. Endicott, one of the trustees, has been offering 
a special prize of $50 to be known as the Governor Endecott 
Prize, which is given for pears. 

On October 1, Mr. Arno H. Nehrling, who has had long 
experience in flower show work, came to the Society from 
Richmond, Ind., as flower show manager, and had an active 
part in putting on the Spring exhibition this year. He will be 
in immediate charge of all the coming exhibitions. 

It is pleasing to report that the garden clubs have made 
frequent use of the Library, committee rooms, and the other 
facilities of the Society. The President repeats his invitation 
of last year to all garden clubs to take advantage of the 
services which the Society extends. 

Our relations with the other horticultural societies, par- 
ticularly those in New York, Pennsylvania and Worcester, 
have continued most cordial. Incidentally, the Society has 
been able to serve other organizations of a like nature being 
formed in different parts of the country. It is evident that 
horticultural interest is keener than ever before, and there 
never has been a time when this Society could do better and 
more wide-reaching work than at present. 


Report of the Secretary 

The Society's activities in 1933 kept pace with the constantly- 
growing interest in horticultural matters which was to be 
found throughout the country. The members of the staff were 
kept busy answering letters and telephone calls which presented 
gardening problems. 

The first meeting of the Trustees in 1933 was held on 
January 6, at which time it was voted to have two portraits 
painted, one of the late Dr. Ernest H. Wilson of the Arnold 
Arboretum, and one of the late Thomas Roland, both of whom 
were active Trustees as well as members of the Committee on 
Exhibitions over a long term of years. The accumulation of 
certain funds made it possible to have these portraits painted 
without drawing upon the regular funds of the Society. In the 
course of the year the portraits were finished and hung in the 
Secretary's office. The protrait of Dr. Wilson was painted by 
Mrs. C. G. Page and the one of Mr. Roland by Mr. Leslie 
Thompson. Members of the Society are invited to view these 

At this meeting the President called attention to two hand- 
some medals presented to the Society by Mr. William C. 
Endicott, these medals having been struck to commemorate 
the Massachusetts Bay Tercentenary. One side of the medals 
contained a picture in relief of the famous Governor Endecott 
Pear Tree in Danvers, planted in 1630. 

At the meeting of the Trustees held on May 1, it was voted 
to eliminate the use of the large gold medal at the exhibitions 
of the Society. This means that the exhibition gold medal will 
be the only gold medal given at the shows. As a matter of fact, 
it was only on unusual occasions that the large medal was 
bestowed. Another important vote at this meeting provided 
that in the future a medal certificate instead of the medal 
itself shall be given to each exhibitor to whom a medal award 
is made, provided that he has had one actual medal since the 
beginning of 1934. This is in line with the custom of the Royal 
Horticultural Society and is a measure of economy. At this 
meeting $1,500 was voted for improvements in the ladies' room 
in the basement. These much needed improvements have now 
been made. 

No meetings were held during the Summer, but the Trustees 
met again September 11, at which time the board ratified the 


appointment of Mr. Arno H. Nehrling of Richmond, Ind., as 
show manager for the Society. The President explained that 
Mr. James Geehan, who had been acting as show manager, had 
been appointed advertising manager for Horticulture and its 
supplement, Garden Club News. Mr. Nehrling took up his 
work the first of October and was active in staging the Spring 
exhibition in Mechanics Building in March of this year. In 
order to provide quarters for the growing staff, the Secretary 
was authorized to have an additional office partitioned off at 
the rear of the building, this office to be used by Mr. Geehan. 
This work has been completed and has added much to the 
facilities of the building. 

One of the Trustees passed away in the Autumn of 1933. 
This was Mr. Hugh Bancroft, who was also a member of the 
Committee on Lectures and Publications. Suitable resolutions 
on his death were drawn up by a committee of which Professor 
Oakes Ames was chairman. At a meeting of the Trustees on 
November 6, the President appointed Mr. William Ellery of 
Chestnut Hill to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Bancroft. This 
term ended at the beginning of May, 1934. Mr. Ellery was 
renominated and his name appears on the present ballot, to- 
gether with that of Mr. William Dexter, who was nominated 
to succeed Mr. Albert C. Burrage, Jr., whose term expired 
May 1. 

At the November 6 meeting Professor Ames, for the Com- 
mittee on Special Medals, recommended the award of the 
George Robert White Medal of Honor to Mr. J. Horace 
McFarland of Harrisburg, Pa., the Thomas Roland Medal to 
Mr. Lambertus C. Bobbink of Rutherford, N. J., and the 
Jackson Dawson Memorial Medal to Mr. E. G. Hill of Rich- 
mond, Ind. The recommendation was accepted but, unfortu- 
nately, Mr. Hill passed away before his medal could reach him. 

It was voted at this meeting to award a gold medal from the 
Hunnewell fund to Dr. and Mrs. Homer Gage for their estate 
at Shrewsbury and a gold medal to Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. 
Webster for their rose garden at Quissett. Various other 
awards were also made. In the past the Society's gold medal 
has been given each year from the Hunnewell fund, but at 
this meeting it was voted, on motion of Mrs. Thayer, that an 
actual H. H. Hunnewell Medal be designed and cast, this medal 
to be used in future years instead of the regular Societj^ medal. 














































The Committee on Gardens was authorized to have a design 
prepared and this work is under way. 

The final meeting of the Trustees was held December 13 at 
which time the Secretary reported that the special committee 
appointed to recommend the award of the Albert C. Burrage 
Gold Vase for the most outstanding exhibit at any show con- 
ducted by the Society in 1933 had reported in favor of award- 
ing the vase to Mr. Ralph Hancock of New York for the rock 
garden staged by him at the Spring show in 1933. The report 
was accepted and the award made. 

The garden clubs held several meetings and conferences in 
1933 and the courtesies of the hall were extended to many 
other organizations of a horticultural character. The Gardeners' 
and Florists' Club of Boston continued to hold its meetings, 
lectures and banquets at the hall, and both the New England 
Gladiolus Society and the New England Dahlia Society held 
regular meetings here. The New England Wild Flower Preser- 
vation Society's room on the upper floor was a busy place 
throughout the year, and the Benevolent Fraternity Fruit and 
Flower Mission kept its room in the basement open almost 
every day. The extent of the work done by this Society in 
supplying flowers to hospitals and other institutions is not 
fully realized. All the surplus from the shows goes to the 
mission and many flowers from funerals, weddings and even 
from the flower market are sent here for distribution. 

Throughout the Summer months the Boston Mycological 
Club held exhibitions every Monday and this plan is to be 
continued this year. The Society has worked closely with other 
organizations in the development of back yard gardens 
throughout the adjoining colored section and Mrs. Robert 
Stone, wife of one of the Trustees, gave $75 last year for the 
award of prizes to garden winners. Both the Secretary and his 
assistant, Mr. Frese, did much work in the inspection and 
judging of these gardens. The Secretary awarded the prizes 
at a public meeting. 

Receipts for rentals increased somewhat, making a total of 
$6,912.90. Unfortunately for us the food fair has now been 
merged with a more general show at Mechanics Building and 
the rental from this source will be lost. Efforts are being made 
to obtain other rentals. 

Dr. Edgar Anderson of the Arnold Arboretum helped to 


give color to the Library by bringing in specimens of cut 
blooms each week. 

For several years the State Department of Education has 
conducted a university extension course in this hall in co- 
operation with this Society, and this plan was carried out 
again in 1933 with Mr. Robert Sturtevant in charge. The 
average attendance was about 60. 

The Society undertook to find employment as far as this 
could be done for private gardeners who had lost their posi- 
tions because of poor business conditions and their advertise- 
ments were published without charge in Horticulture. Several 
men were placed in good positions. 

The Secretary desires to express warm appreciation of the 
support given him by the officers and members of the Society 
throughout the year. 

Edward I. Farrington, Secretary. 

Report of the Treasurer 

Exhibit A 

AT DECEMBER 31, 1933 


Cash in banks and on hand $ 20,015.76 

Treasurer $ 8,185.47 

Bursar: In bank 2,035.93 

On hand 10.00 

Savings bank deposits 9,784.36 


Investments — valued at cost — Schedule A-l 521,719.65 

Capital Assets— see Note 1 586,154.72 

Real estate $498,564.63 

Improvements and additions to building 23,205.60 

Library 46,580.47 

Furniture and exhibition ware 9,290.98 

Massachusetts Horticultural Society History . . 6,335.38 
Lantern slides 2,177.66 

Deferred Charges : Spring Show, 1934 2,390.84 





















































88 massachusetts horticultural society 

Liabilities and Capital Funds 

Sundry Funds— Schedule A-2 $441,288.83 

Special uses : Principal $156,713.73 

Unexpended income 7,631.80 


General uses : Principal 276,943.30 


Life membership fees 20,594.00 

Mount Auburn Cemetery fund 45,745.40 

Capital 564,524.70 

Surplus (Capital) 28,768.90 

Balance, January 1, 1933 $30,787.40 

Deduct : Losses on sale of securities 2,018.50 


Surplus (Earned) 29,359.14 

Balance, January 1, 1933 $30,102.86 

Add: Expense of lantern slides charged off in 

prior years 2,076.00 

Less : Excess of expenditure over income — 

Exhibit B 2,819.72 



Note 1 : Capital assets are stated at cost. Depreciation on capital assets 
has not been provided for. 

Note 2: Massachusetts Horticultural Society publishes semi-monthly a 
publication entitled Horticulture. On December 31, 1933, there was due from 
advertisers in Horticulture $5,956.01, and there were bills outstanding for 
printing, paper, etc., amounting to $2,831.35. The financial records of 
Horticulture are kept on the cash receipts and payments basis. The amounts 
due from advertisers and the indebtedness for printing, paper, etc., are not 
reflected in the above statement. 


Exhibit B 


Income Tear ended Year ended 

December 31, 1933 December 31, 1932 

Income from investments and 
bank interest (less propor- 
tion allocated to restricted 
funds) $20,070.12 $20,490.53 

Membership fees 12,550.00 12,112.50 

Rentals 6,912.90 3,907.10 

Spring Show : 

1933— Schedule B-l 9,552.83 

1932— Schedule B-l 127.00 17,145.23 

Sunday donations 5.00 

Incidentals 172.59 215.22 

Sale of lots — Mt. Auburn 

Cemetery .. 1,221.99 1,981.03 

Lantern slides — income' 36.60 

$50,644.03 $55,856.61 

Add : Horticulture income — 

Schedule B-2 1,488.89 996.48 

$52,132.92 $56,853.09 

Operating Expenses : 
Building expenses 

Schedule B-3 $17,745.67 $20,289.39 

Library appropriation — 

Schedule B-4 1,449.38 1,751.03 

Library expenses — 

Schedule B-5 4,292.91 4,955.38 

Office and general expenses — 

Schedule B-6 25,407.23 25,387.23 

Misc. exhibition expense . . 4,466.54 763.44 

$53,361.73 $53,146.47 

Awards and Lectures : 

Lectures $ 17.50 $146.25 

Medals and certificates 1,294.41 568.17 

Judges' fees 55.00 465.00 

Prizes in excess of income 

of funds . 259.00 


$1,590.91 $1,179.42 

Total expenditure 54,952.64 54,325.89 

Excess of Expenditure over Income — 

Transferred to Income Account — 

Exhibit A $2,819.72 

Excess of Income over Expenditure $2,527.20 

Schedule A-l 



Bate Maturity Cost 

% Date Value 

$ 5,000 American European Securities 5 1958 $ 5,000.00 

5,000 American Telephone & Telegraph Co 5 1946 4,973.75 

20,000 American Telephone & Telegraph Co 5 1965 20,106.94 

15,000 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. Co 4 1995 12,450.00 

8,000 Boston & Maine R. R 4y 2 1944 8,000.00 

15,000 Columbus Electric & Power Co 5 1954 14,700.00 

6,000 Commonwealth Edison Co 4V 2 1956 5,745.00 

11,000 Consolidated Gas Co. of N. Y 5 1957 10,340.00 

5,000 Edison Electric 111. Co. of Boston 5 1935 5,132.12 

15,000 Georgia Power Co 5 1967 14,550.00 

9,000 Hydraulic Power Co. of Niagara Falls 5 1951 8,982.50 

15,000 Indianapolis Gas Co. . . . , 5 1952 14,775.00 

10,000 International Match Corp 5 1941 6,161.25 

20,000 Louisiana Power & Light Co 5 1957 19,200.00 

10,000 New York Central R. R 5 2013 9,950.00 

15,000 New York Power & Light Co 4V 2 1967 14,197.00 

15,000 Norfolk & Western R. R 4 1996 13,050.00 

5,000 North American Edison Co 5 1969 4,775.00 

15,000 North Boston Lighting Properties 5V 2 1937 14,850.00 

9,000 Northern Ohio Power & Light Co 5y 2 1951 8,278.75 

15,000 Pacific Gas & Electric Co 5y 2 1952 15,406.25 

12,000 Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co 5 1937 11,670.00 

6,300 Pere Marquette R. R. Co 5 1956 5,538.25 

3,000 Philadelphia Suburban Water Co 5 1955 2,955.00 

14,000 Potomac Edison Co 5 1956 12,222.22 

10,000 Public Utilities Corp 5y 2 1947 9,925.00 

20,000 Puget Sound Power & Light Co 5y 2 1949 17,445.00 

15,000 Railway & Light Securities Co 5 1951 14,587.50 

25,000 Shawinigan Water Power Co 4y 2 1968 24,625.00 


















8,000 Shell Pipe Line Corp 5 

13,000 Southern Public Utilities Co 5 

10,000 Southern California Telephone Co 5 

15,000 Union Pacific R. R 4 

5,000 United Drug Co 5 

10,000 Washington Water Power Co 5 

5,000 Western Electric Co 5 

5,000 Western Union Telegraph Co 5 

Total bonds $396,062.78 


56 American Telephone & Telegraph Co $10,176.88 

200 Buffalo, Niagara & Eastern Power Co. Preferred 4,150.00 

265 138 /eoo Electric Bond & Share Co. Common ^| 
2,726 General Electric Co. Special I go -t 47 90 

2,192 General Electric Co. Common 
365 2 /e Radio Corporation of America Common _, 

30 Fisk Rubber Company Preferred 8,011.82 

500 National Power & Light Co. $6 Preferred 50,750.00 

160 North American Co. $3 Preferred 6,871.50 

100 Northern States Power Co. 7% Preferred 7,548.75 

Total stocks $125,656.87 


Bonds $396,062.78 

Stocks 125,656.87 

Total— Exhibit A $521,719.65 

Schedule A-2 


Income to be used for Special Purposes 


Total Income Principal 

Samuel Appleton Fund $ 1,000.00 $ 1,000.00 

Josiah Bradlee Fund 1,000.00 1,000.00 

Albert Cameron Burrage— Library 33,094.11 $3,094.11 30,000.00 

Albert Cameron Burrage— Show 19,908.00 92.00 20,000.00 

Albert Cameron Burrage 1,329.75 79.75 1,250.00 

John Chaffin Fund 1,000.89 .89 1,000.00 


William N. Craig Fund $2,587.90 $87.90 $2,500.00 

Benjamin B. Davis Fund 500.00 500.00 

Jackson Dawson Memorial Fund 3,843.87 616.87 3,227.00 

John S. Farlow Fund 2,505.16 5.16 2,500.00 

John S. Farlow Fund — Newton 

Horticultural Society 2,900.42 2,900.42 

Benjamin V. French— No. 1 500.00 500.00 

Benjamin V. French— No. 2 3,000.00 3,000.00 

John Allen' French Fund 5,000.61 .61 5,000.00 

John D. Williams French Fund 12,115.89 434.01 11,681.88 

Henry A. Gane Memorial Fund 1,000.00 1,000.00 

H. H. Hunnewell Fund— No. 1 730.50 230.50 500.00 

H. H. Hunnewell Fund— No. 2 2,602.50 602.50 2,000.00 

H. H. Hunnewell Fund— No. 3 1,500.50 .50 1,500.00 

John A. Lowell Fund 1,000.00 1,000.00 

Theodore Lyman Fund— No. 1 1,000.00 1,000.00 

Theodore Lyman Fund— No. 2 10,000.00 10,000.00 

Benjamin H. Pierce Fund 1,242.00 442.00 800.00 

Thomas Roland Fund 3,404.71 404.71 3,000.00 

John Lewis Russell Fund 1,453.48 453.48 1,000.00 

Show Fund 34,883.01 116.99 35,000.00 

William J. Walker Fund 2,355.23 .80 2,354.43 

Levi Whitcomb Fund 510.50 10.50 500.00 

George Robert White Fund 11,375.60 1,375.60 10,000.00 

Marshall P. Wilder Fund 1,000.90 .90 1,000.00 

Total— Exhibit A $164,345.53 $7,631.80 $156,713.73 

Income to be used for General Purposes 

Anonymous Funds $ 1,000.00 $ 1,000.00 

Albert Cameron Burrage Fund 1,200.00 1,200.00 

John Chany Fund 1,000.00 1,000.00 

Helen Collamore Fund 5,000.00 5,000.00 

Arthur F. Estabrook Fund 47,500.00 47,500.00 

Ida F. Estabrook Fund 11,238.76 11,238.76 

Caroline F. Freeman Fund 10,000.00 10,000.00 

Francis Brown Hayes Bequest 189,904.54 189,904.54 

Francis Brown Hayes Fund 10,000.00 10,000.00 

Margaret Whitney Fund 100.00 100.00 

Total— Exhibit A $276,943.30 $276,943.30 


Schedule B-l 

SPRING SHOWS, 1933 AND 1932 

Statement of Income and Expenditure 
Income , 1933 N , 1932 N 

Tickets : 

Regular admissions $33,212.45 $24,631.00 

Trade tickets 2,268.75 841.50 

Students' tickets 953.50 359.25 

Members' tickets 4,066.00 2,947.50 

Garden Club tickets 1,918.00 909.98 

Preview tickets 631.75 607.00 

$43,050.45 $30,296.23 

Advertising — programs 452.50 

Trade space 6,198.98 

Flower booth 768.41 

Checking 354.50 94.10 

Restaurant 703.43 

Wheel chair 20.03 

$51,095.80 $30,842.83 

Printing $ 1,490.35 $1,095.48 

Advertising 4,661.15 , 3,736.90 

Postage 284.75 291.00 

Supplies 506.40 47.25 

Salaries 5,244.98 1,739.60 

Rentals 7,267.72 

Repairs 242 06 

Trees and plants 1,868.87 

Prizes 14,316.50 5,139.59 

Garden Clubs expense 500.00 

Lectures 238.00 

Insurance 325.00 

Garden awards 625.00 650.00 

Music 1,500.00 

Medals and certificates 623.09 

Decorating 339.00 

Incidentals 1,752.16 755.72 

41,542.97 13,697.60 

Excess of Income over Expenditure — 
Transferred to General Income — 
Exhibit B $9,552.83 $17,145.23 



Schedule B-2 

Statement of Income and Expenditure 

Year ended Year ended 

Income December 31, 1933 December 31, 1932 

Advertising $16,789.67 $22,250.99 

Subscriptions 17,492.16 14,514.08 

Books 164.87 342.50 

Garden Club News 699.70 

Miscellaneous 89.92 183.07 

$35,236.32 $37,290.64 


Printing $15,883.25 $17,469.68 

Paper 5,863.02 6,607.62 

Cuts 2,020.18 1,829.92 

Wrappers 473.15 394.39 

Postage 3,458.77 3,143.38 

Books 119.18 265.18 

Commissions and discounts . . 4,035.58 4,569.33 

Contributors 707.10 925.58 

Garden Club News 83.00 

Miscellaneous 1,104.20 1,089.08 

33,747.43 ■ 36,294.16 

Excess of Income over Expenditure — 
Transferred to General Income — 
Exhibit B $1,488.89 

Schedule B-3 


Year ended 


31, 1933 

Labor $9,345.25 

Supplies 317.88 

Insurance 2,393.44 

Heating 987.63 

Lighting 1,248.70 

Telephone and telegraph 75.15 

Repairs and improvements 3,008.82 

Incidentals 368.80 

Total— Exhibit B $17,745.67 

$ 996.48 

Year ended 


31, 1932 












Schedule B-4 


Year ended 


31, 1933 

Printing $191.50 

Binding and repairs 933.82 

Books and periodicals 164.98 

Supplies 76.48 


Repairs 30.50 

Extra labor and salaries 48.60 

Incidentals 3.50 

Total— Exhibit B $1,449.38 

Year ended 


31, 1932 









Schedule B-5 


Year ended 


31, 1933 

Salaries $4,049.00 

Stationery and postage 45.72 

Supplies 133.31 

Insurance 2.00 

Printing 46.13 

Repairs 4.75 

Incidentals 12.00 

Total— Exhibit B $4,292.91 

Year ended 


31, 1932 







Schedule B-6 


Year ended Year ended 

December December 

31, 1933 31, 1932 

Salaries $13,880.50 $16,168.33 

Stationery and postage 2,054.68 2,260.11 

Printing 2,065.63 2,012.80 

Supplies 368.82 358.04 

Telephone and telegraph 535.09 442.77 


Repairs $8.45 $13.80 

Binding 31.45 15.25 

Traveling 26.50 

Insurance 75.00 

Members' subscriptions to Horticulture 5,215.26 2,619.75 

Incidentals : 1,145.85 1,496 38 

Total— Exhibit B $25,407.23 $25,387.23 

John S. Ames, Treasurer. 

Report of the Library Committee 

The use made of the Library by members of the Society has 
continued to develop steadily during 1933. Five thousand, 
three hundred and thirty volumes were borrowed, many more 
were consulted here, and there have been in addition a larger 
number of visitors to the reading room and a growing corre- 
spondence. The garden clubs supply the greater part of our 
reading group, and their interest, ambition, and capacity 
increase with each year of club work. There is also an alert 
and well informed body of professional men and women who 
are constant and thoughtful readers and students. 

The selected catalogue has been the most important single 
contribution of the Library to this activity. It is very plainly 
filling a need, for it is now in its second printing. Requests 
for it still come in daily. The style and arrangement chosen 
for it were experimental, and many strong and weak points 
must be evident now. We hope that readers will let us know 
what they are. When revision is needed, as it must be before 
many years, such comments will be of great help. 

Regular borrowers from Maiue to Florida and west to 
Oregon keep the mail service busy. During the year we sent 
out 1,407 packages, at a cost of $84.24 postage. Refunds from 
the borrowers amounted to $84.21. The cost of this service on 
the Treasurer's books is therefore three cents. 

As an experiment the Library was kept open in the evenings 
during the Spring, Iris, and Fall Shows. Except for the Iris 
Show the success of the plan was most gratifying. The reading 
room was filled every evening, and the staff were kept busy 
with requests for books and information. 

The work of the Library helps the Society to keep in touch 
in various ways with the horticultural world in this country 


and abroad. We receive some of our magazines and the trans- 
actions of other societies in exchange for Horticulture and our 
Year Book. More direct and personal contacts are made as 
individual problems lead to correspondence, to loans of books, 
or to consultation of such species files as trade catalogues and 
periodicals. The range here is wide, including not only horti- 
cultural workers, but business firms, publishers, book shops 
and libraries in many fields. The questions may be as simple as 
the verifying of a quotation, or as involved as a survey of 
everything in the Library on the subject of a forthcoming 
book. The most important of such projects during the year 
was a classification outline for the library of the Lowthorpe 
School of Landscape Architecture. 

Four hundred and eighty-five volumes were added to the 
book collection, making the total number of bound volumes at 
the end of the year 22,796. Several gifts from various sources 
were received and acknowledged gratefully. A full list of 
them will be printed in the Year Book. From Mrs. Augustus 
II. Eustis came a group of books from the library of her 
father, the late Ernest W. Bowditch, a former life member of 
the Society. They included several scarce editions that we had 
been hoping to obtain at some time. Mr. Warren H. Manning 
presented a collection of account books and other records of 
the Reading (Mass.) Nurseries, supplementing his earlier gift 
of the most complete existing file of the catalogues of the firm. 
Reading Nurseries was one of the outstanding early Massa- 
chusetts firms, and was established by Mr. Manning's father, 
Jacob Manning. Such documents are most valuable, for they 
give the only first-hand information about the development of 
the trade as a whole, as well as of the individual firm to which 
they relate. The third outstanding gift was from Mr. Richard 
C. Manning, a collection of pomological books from the 
libraries of the two Robert Mannings. These two gentlemen 
were respectively a founder and the Secretary-Librarian of 
this Society, and were for 75 years leaders in the growth of 
American horticulture. 

It was not possible to add either of these two collections to 
the library records before the end of the year, and they will 
therefore appear in the lists in 1934. 

The uncertain financial situation made it seem wise to buy 
fewer out-of-print books than usual, especially from European 


dealers. Since, on the whole, the quality of the dealers' lists 
has not been outstanding, we do not feel that the Library 
has suffered under the policj^. Current books, both American 
and foreign, have been added with the usual freedom, partly 
by purchase, and partly as copies received for review in 

Nathaniel T. Kidder, Chairman. 

Report of the Committee on Lectures and Publications 

Like all publications, Horticulture had rough sledding in 
1933, although reason for encouragement is found in the fact 
that the circulation remained almost stationary, whereas many 
magazines lost one-third or more of their subscribers. The 
circulation at the beginning of 1933 was 22,240' and at the 
beginning of 1934, 22,123, a loss of 117. Fortunately, sub- 
scriptions have been taking an upward turn this season. The 
advertising fell off to a marked degree, the total receipts being 
$17,489 as against $22,260 the previous year. Nevertheless, 
the books showed an excess of receipts over expenditures of 
$1,488.89. The outlook for advertising has improved to a 
certain extent this Spring but probably the advertising reve- 
nue will not increase greatly until nurserymen and seedsmen 
find it easier to obtain bank loans and to make more prompt 
collections of bills due them. All branches of commercial horti- 
culture have been in a somewhat chaotic condition the past 

Horticulture has continued to publish without charge the 
advertisements of private gardeners wishing positions. The 
number of such advertisements has been large but is now 
growing smaller. This free publicity has somewhat increased 
the expense of publication, of course, but the committee be- 
lieves that the Society, through the paper, has been doing an 
excellent service in this way. 

In 1933 the experiment was made of starting a supplement 
to be known as Garden Club News. This experiment was begun 
after consultation with officers of the garden club federation, 
who felt that some publication representing them was needed 
and agreed to give it full support. Garden club members have 
not responded with their subscriptions as freely as had been 
expected, but it has been possible to obtain a suprisingly large 


amount of advertising for the supplement. The conclusion has 
now been arrived at that too much material of a social and 
more or less trivial nature has been appearing in Garden Club 
News, and a very definite change in the choice of material and 
the make-up of the supplement has been decided upon. In the 
future much more material of a horticultural character will 
be published. Many extra copies of this supplement have been 
sent to garden club members throughout New England, thus 
increasing the value of the paper to advertisers. A similiar 
supplement but on a much smaller scale has now been started 
in Pennsylvania. This is wholly experimental and will be 
dropped if the results do not justify the continuation of this 

For a long time most of the advertising in Horticulture has 
been handled by Mr. Walter Adams Johnson in New York, 
who also has represented other gardening papers. This arrange- 
ment proved much less satisfactory with the coming of the 
depression and in the Autumn of 1933 the advertising office 
was transferred to Boston, with Mr. James Geehan in charge 
as advertising manager. The fact that Mr. Johnson continues 
to draw commissions on accounts previously contracted for is 
a temporary complication. Mr. Johnson will cease to have any 
connection with the magazine after the first of June. It is 
believed that the new arrangement will work out to the great 
advantage of Horticulture, both in the amount of advertising 
obtained and as a measure of economy. Horticulture continues 
to maintain its prestige and has been responsible for the 
admission of many new members. It is a common practice for 
persons to become subscribers and later to become members of 
the Society. 

During the year two new bulletins were published, "Garden 
Club Programs" and "Herbs, How to Grow and How to Use 
Them." The latter bulletin, written by Mrs. Helen Noyes 
Webster, has proved particularly successful and has been 
ordered in quantity by individuals and organizations in vari- 
ous parts of the country. 

No important lectures were delivered in 1933. The acoustics 
in the lecture hall have been so poor and the outside noises 
have been so continuous that the giving of lectures has not 
been feasible. With the improvements which have now been 


made, it probably will become possible to give lectures which 
can be heard and enjoyed. 

The committee regrets to report the death of one of its 
members, Mr. Hugh Bancroft, who passed away October 18, 
1933. Being a publisher and familiar with magazine work, 
Mr. Bancroft's suggestions as to the policies of Horticulture 
were of great value. His loss is deeply regretted. 

Howard Coonley, Chairman. 

Report of the Committee on Exhibitions 

In reviewing the flower show activities of the past twelve 
months, your committee is pleased to report that notwith- 
standing many difficulties and problems, six free shows and 
two shows at which admission was charged, were successfully 
staged during the year. The great Spring Flower Show at 
Mechanics Building turned out to be a notable financial suc- 
cess, drawing to its doors 87,000 people, an increase of some 
25,000 over the attendance figures of the year before. 

A matter of great regret to your committee, however, is the 
fact that the year records the low point of exhibition activity 
on the part of our estate owner members. This situation, 
noticeable at the time of the Iris, Rhododendron and Azalea 
Exhibition in June, became even more noticeable at the Special 
Rose Exhibition held June 28 and 29 in honor of the American 
Rose Society, at the time of their annual meeting, which was 
held here in Boston last year. At the August Exhibition, 
featuring gladioli, and at the Late Summer Exhibition, featur- 
ing dahlias, our private exhibitors were less than usual, al- 
though at these Summer shows the number of private exhibits 
is never great, the entries being largely made by professional 
growers connected with the New England Gladiolus Society 
and the New England Dahlia Society. 

An experiment was tried in holding a large Fruit and 
Vegetable Exhibition the first week in October. This exhibition 
proved a great success, the halls being filled with many large 
exhibits. It has been a very long time since any such number 
of vegetable and fruit exhibits have been gathered together 
here in Horticultural Hall, and the success of this show was 
due to our having a large number of new exhibitors. Mr. 
























































Geehan did some very effective work in arousing interest 
among' the commercial fruit growers and persuading them to 
become exhibitors. These new contacts are bound to be of 
distinct value to us in our future shows. 

Dr. Kendall's exhibit of grapes at this show calls for special 
comment. Dr. Kendall represents our largest and most success- 
ful amateur fruit grower, and he can always be counted on to 
bring fruit of the finest possible quality to our exhibition 

At our Chrysanthemum Exhibition late in November our 
private exhibitors, more than at any other time during the 
year, gave us their support, and the halls were filled with 
beautiful exhibits which resulted in an attendance of 21,636 
persons. Considering the expense of staging this show, which 
featured Cascade chrysanthemums, the financial results were 
on the whole satisfactory to your committee. The show did not 
make a profit. In fact there was a very slight loss, but with the 
experience gained from last year's chrysanthemum show, it is 
felt that this year the chrysanthemum show can be run at a 
profit, even though that profit may be relatively small. 

Throughout the year your committee met with a long series 
of difficulties and problems relating to the Spring Show, held 
in March. Our membership ranks were combed for exhibitors, 
and a schedule, originally printed and distributed in the early 
Summer, had to be revised and re-issued in the early Autumn, 
due to the fact that we could not get sufficient entries from 
private interests to fill the larger classes in the schedule. Also 
we were unable to get private backing in the way of plant 
material for the feature stage exhibit originally planned. 

In the early Fall plans for this feature exhibit were aban- 
doned, and we were fortunate in getting Mr. Sherman Eddy 
of Hartford, Conn., to take the stage; all who saw the Spring 
Show will long remember the remarkable exhibit that he 
brought us. 

The necessity of issuing a revised schedule was apparent 
when we could only get one private entry for the class calling 
for 800-foot gardens. Four commercial exhibitors made entries 
in the 800-foot garden class after the revised schedule went 
out. In other words, if it had not been for the support of the 


garden clubs and the commercial exhibitors, the 1934 Spring 
Show would not have been possible. The Exhibition Committee 
expresses its heart-felt thanks for the co-operation received 
from these two groups. 

In analyzing this situation, that maintained throughout the 
past year, your committee is able to draw some reassuring con- 
clusions. Some years ago our exhibitions were made up mostly 
of private exhibits, and a feeling grew up among the commer- 
cial growers that they were not wanted. When this fact was 
realized our Society began to change its policy somewhat, and 
an effort was made to enlist the interest of those who grew 
flowers, fruits and vegetables professionally. The greatest 
pressure was brought on the commercial fruit and vegetable 
growers, for the number of entries by private growers in the 
vegetable and fruit classes were not great enough to create 
shows of any size or of any compelling interest to the public. 

Curiously enough, the effects of the depression, which we 
have been feeling with increasing acuteness for four years, 
helped to correct this lack of balance between the number of 
exhibits annually staged by private and professional interests, 
and as is the case throughout all history, when pendulums 
swing they swing wide, and whereas a few years ago our 
Society was concerned with the preponderance of private 
exhibits and the lack of interest on the part of professional 
growers, this year the pendulum swung far in the other direc- 
tion, and the number of professional exhibitors far exceeded 
the number of private exhibitors. 

It would appear now as if the pendulum, having swung in 
both directions, was about to stabilize at some mid-point where 
a logical and desirable balance between private and commer- 
cial exhibits may be reached. 

Your committee views the future with confidence. The trials 
and tribulations of the past year represent "water that has 
gone over the dam." The public has demonstrated its willing- 
ness to come to our shows in increasing numbers, whether they 
be paid shows or free shows. We have been able in the past 
year to expand the interest of the press materially. In our 
Secretary, Mr. Farrington, we have an able press agent, and 
we have demonstrated that within our own Society we now 
can capably handle the advertising of our own shows at in- 


















finitely less expense than if we had to enlist the services of a 
promotional agency. 

Turning for a moment to our exhibitors we seem to have 
overcome the lethargy and lack of interest on the part of the 
professionals, and we can see a reviving interest among our 
larger private exhibitors. We can see our garden clubs as 
increasingly important contributors to our shows, and they 
certainly are the most powerful influence that we have today 
in broadening public interest in gardening and demonstrating 
the proper use of plant material to thje small home owner. 
Annually at our Spring show, the garden clubs' composite 
exhibit represents one of the outstanding features of this great 

Throughout the year the attendance and interest in all of 
our shows was gratifying and an experiment tried this past 
week, and representing the last show of the present fiscal year, 
was a Daffodil Show staged without prizes or competition of 
any sort, and visited by well over 1,000 persons who were 
drawn to our doors with relatively little advertising, and as 
this show was not scheduled, it represents interesting possi- 
bilities for the future. 

During the past year we have progressed somewhat in the 
matter of show organization. We now have a full-fledged show 
manager, Mr. Arno H. Nehrling. It is very fitting at tMs time 
to record the fact that he has functioned admirably, and for 
his untiring interest and devotion the Exhibition Committee 
at this time extends its thanks. 

No annual report of this committee can be complete without 
reference to Mr. E. I. Parrington, the Secretary of our Society. 
Like the spider he sits in the center of the web, always avail- 
able as a counsellor and ever ready to give of his time and his 
broad knowledge. 

To our President, Mr. Webster, we extend our thanks for 
his willingness to listen to our troubles, and for all the co- 
operation he has given and time that he has devoted to our 

As chairman of the Exhibition Committee, I personally wish 
to thank the individual members for their support in this, my 
first year, as chairman. 

Harold S. Ross, Chairman. 


Report of the Committee on Prizes 

The past year the Society made a change in the appointing 
of judges. Previonsly they were appointed to serve the full 
year. They were divided into three groups, five for the plants 
and flowers, three for fruits, and three for vegetables. The 
past year only a chairman for each of these groups was 
appointed to serve the full year. For each show the committee 
was fortunate in procuring special judges who were con- 
versant with the exhibits to which they were allotted. This has 
been very satisfactory, to both the exhibitors and the committee. 

Judging by the scale of points has been carried out at all the 
shows, and a section of the score sheet is available for judges' 
remarks. This has been a great help to exhibitors, a large 
number of whom ask for their score and remarks. 

When the shows are held in another building, the judges' 
sheets are returned to Horticultural Hall as soon as judging is 
completed to prepare the press reports. If this could be done 
at the show building, the score and judges' remarks would be 
quickly available to the exhibitors all during the show. The 
committee feels this is an important part of the educational 
work of the Society. 

To all the judges who gave of their valuable time, the 
Committee on Prizes extend their deep appreciation. 

James Methven, Chairman. 

Report of the Committee on the Exhibition of the 
Products of Children's Gardens 

At the Exhibition of the Products of Children's Gardens at 
Horticultural Hall on August 31 and September 1, there were 
two noteworthy exhibits. One showed a farm house thatched 
with tassels of corn and with its sides built up with the green 
blades of the corn, while at the left were stacks of corn made 
also of the tassels but with the same picturesque shapes which 
always enchant us in the fields, for do not the ghosts of the 
waning year walk among them ? In the garden of this house a 
variety of vegetables was shown. 

This very pretty exhibit was put up by the Shawsheen Club, 
which showed the clover leaf of the 4-H clubs. In each of the 
parts of this leaf is the H for Health, Heart, Head and Hands, 
a good quartet for children to follow. 


The other exhibit of especial interest was a bit of our sandy 
American desert with a small salt lake and a good variety of 
cacti, while crossing it was the covered wagon drawn by steers, 
all taking us back to our early days of pioneering. This ex- 
hibit was put up by Gertrude Sinnett of Roslindale. 

The exhibition as a whole was excellent, with vegetables and 
flowers arranged so as to get a good effect of color and the 
flowers were fresh. More care is now given to the flowers being 
shown so as to keep fresh during the two days of the show. 
There was a good display of well-labeled wild flowers. Among 
the vegetables was a Syrian squash which I measured and 
found to be 48 inches long. As a whole it was a praiseworthy 
exhibition such as we are glad to encourage. 

M. R. Case, Chairman. 

The Result of the Balloting 

At five o'clock the polls were closed, 62 votes having been 
cast. The results were announced as follows : 

President, Edwin S. Webster 
Vice-president, Walter Hunnewell 
Trustees, George W. Butter worth 

Mrs. S. V. R. Crosby 
William Dexter 
William Ellery 
Robert G. Stone 






















Massachusetts Horticultural 



1900 Dr. Henry S. Pritchett, New York. 


1925 D. M. Andrews, Boulder, Colorado. 

1925 Rudolph D. Anstead, Director of the Agricultural College, 
Madras, India. 

1921 J. F. Bailey, Director of the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, South 

1889 Dr; L. H. Bailey, Ithaca, New York. 
1925 F. R. S. Balfour, Dawyck, Stobo, Peebleshire, Scotland. 
1911 W. J. Bean, 2, Mortlake Road, Kew, England. 
1918 Desire Bois, Paris, France. 

1925 I. H. BuRKiLL, F.L.S., care the Royal Gardens, Kew, England. 
1925 G. H. Cave, Ashton-under-Hill, England. 

1922 Joseph Edgar Chamberlin, Boston, Mass. 
1918 Leon Chenault, Orleans, France. 

1921 Fred J. Chittenden, Director of the Royal Horticultural 
Society Gardens, Wisley, Ripley, Surrey, England. 

1925 Woon Young Chun, Sun Yatsen University, Canton, China. 

1921 Allister Clark, Glenara, Bulla, Victoria, Australia. 

1921 Dr. Leonard Cockayne, Ngaio, Wellington, New Zealand. 

1925 Henri Correvon, Geneva, Switzerland. 

1925 G. W. Darnell- Smith, Director of the Sydney Botanic 
Gardens, Sydney, New South Wales. 

1925 Henry F. du Pont, Winterthur, Delaware. 

1925 Pierre S. du Pont, Wilmington, Delaware. 

1925 Charles C. Eley, M.A., F.L S., Suffolk, England. 

1925 I. B. Pole Evans, C.M.G., Chief of Division and Director 
Botanical Survey, Pretoria, South Africa. 

1925 G. Fraser, Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. 

1925 W. G. Freeman, B.S.C., F.L.S., Director of the Botanic 
Garden, Trinidad. 

1900 Beverly T. Galloway, Department of Agriculture, Washing- 
ton, D. C. 

1918 Professor N. E. Hansen, Brookings, South Dakota. 

1925 Miss M. C. Hastie, Magnolia Gardens, South Carolina. 

1911 Professor U. P. Hedrick, Geneva, New York. 



1925 Joseph Hers, Shanghai, China. 

1925 William Hertrick, San Gabriel, California. 

1925 Hermann A. Hesse, Weener, Germany. 

1925 M. Robert Hickel, Versailles, France. 

1925 Sir Arthur W. Hill, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, 

1925 E. Hillier, Winchester, England. 

1897 J. W. Hoffman, Orangeburg, South Carolina. 
1925 R. E. Horsey, Rochester, New York. 

1925 Professor H. H. Hu, Fan Memorial Inst, of Biology, Peking, 

1925 Mrs. C. L. Hutchinson, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. 
1925 Hon. William M. Jardine, Washington, D. C. 
1925 Charles W. Knight, Oakdale, New York. 
1921 C. E. Lane-Poole, Canberra, Australia. 
1925 C. C. Laney, Rochester, New York. 
1875 G. F. B. Leighton, Norfolk, Virginia. 
1911 M. Emile Lemoine, Nancy, France. 
1925 Gerald W. E. Loder, M.A., F.L.S., Sussex, England. 
1925 Donald MacGregor, care Royal Gardens, Kew, England. 
1925 Dr. Rudolph Marloth, Capetown, South Africa. 
1925 Sir John S. Maxwell, Pollokshaws, Scotland. 
1925 The Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert E. Maxwell, Bart, F.R.S., D.C.L., 

Wigtownshire, North Britain. 
1875 F. C. Maxwell, Geneva, New York. 
1925 John McLaren, San Francisco, California. 
1918 J. Horace McFarland, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 
1925 Mrs. William Mercer, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. 
1925 Dr. Kingo Miyabe, Director of the Botanic Garden, Sapporo, 


1898 Sir Frederick W. Moore, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland. 

1918 Dr. George T. Moore, Botanical Gardens, St. Louis, Missouri. 
1925 F. Cleveland Morgan, Montreal, Canada. 

1887 Sir Daniel Morris, K.C.M.G., 14 Crabton Close, Boscombe, 
Hants, England. 

1919 M. Seraphin Joseph Mottet, Verrieres-le-Buisson (Seine-et- 

Oise), France. 
1925 M. L. Parpe, Nogent-sur-Vernisson (Loiret), France. 
1906 Lt.-Col. Sir David Prain, Warlingham, Surrey, England. 
1925 Miss Isabel Preston, Ottawa, Canada. 
1925 Johannes Rafn, Skovfrokontoret, Copenhagen, Denmark. 
1894 Cavaliere Enrico Raguso, Palermo, Sicily. 
1906 Dr. Henry L. Ridley, care Royal Gardens, Kew, England. 
1898 Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Ph.D., Curator of the Gray 

Herbarium of Harvard University, Cambridge. 


1875 William Robinson, East Grinstead, Sussex, England. 
1921 L. Rodway, C.M.G., Government Botanist and Secretary, 

Botanic Gardens, Hobart, Tasmania. 
1899 William Salway, Cincinnati, Ohio. 
1925 Camillo Schneider, Charlottenburg, Germany. 
1925 F. L. Skinner, Dropmore, Manitoba. 
1925 Sir William Wright Smith, Royal Botanic Gardens, 

Edinburgh, Scotland. 
1925 Dr. H. Spaeth, Berlin-Baumschulenweg, Germany. 
1921 David Tannock, Superintendent, Botanic Gardens, Dunedin, 

New Zealand. 
1893 Professor William Trelease, Urbana, Illionis. 
1921 M. Jacques de Vilmorin, Paris, France. 
1912 Professor Hugo de Vries, University of Amsterdam, 

Amsterdam, Holland. 

1918 F. Gomer Waterer, Bagshot, Surrey, England. 

1925 Cyril T. White, Government Botanist, Brisbane, Queensland, 

1919 J. C. Williams, Gorran, Cornwall, England. 

1906 Miss Ellen Willmott, Great Wariey, Essex, England. 

1921 Gurney Wilson, Richmond, Surrey, England. 

1925 John C. Wister, Germantown, Pa. 

1925 Major A. C. T. Woodward, Bewdley, Worcestershire, England. 










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Abbot, Mrs. George, Andover 
Acker, Mr. Ralph R., Wellesley 
Adams, Mrs. Faneuil, Duxbury 
Adams, Mrs. K. T., Washington, D. C. 
Ahearn, Miss Catherine V., Reading 
Ahearn, Mrs. N. F., West Newton 
Albertini, Mrs. Isadore, Everett 
Alford, Mrs. Harold R., Kennebunkport, 

Allen, Mrs. Freeman, Nahant 
Allen, Mrs. George W., Hyde Park 
Allen, Mr. Lewis P., East Lynn 
Allen, Mrs. William S., Greenfield 
Alley, Mrs. Edith L., West Newton 
Alsen, Mr. John H., Milton 
Amico, Mr. G. Anthony, East Boston 
Anderson, Mr. Albert, Wakefield 
Anderson, Mrs. Carl O., Canton 
Anderson, Mr. Otto, Plymouth 
Anderson, Mr. Robert J. B., Fiskdale 
Anderson, Mrs. Ruth F., Underwood, 

Andrews, Mrs. A. H., Watertown 
Andros, Mr. Howard S., Jamaica Plain 
Angier, Mr. Edward H., Framingham 
Angier, Mrs. R. W., Newton 
Anslow, Miss Rebecca, Mattapan 
Arendt, Mr. Frank A., Greenwich, Conn. 
Armstrong, Mr. Wm.' F., Roslindale 
Ashman, Mrs. Alfred A., East Milton 
Atwood, Mr. Howard D., St. Peters- 
burg, Florida 
Atwood, Mrs. Mary King, Chelmsford 
Austin, Mr. Wilbur M., N. Attleboro 
Babcock, Mrs. Samuel G., Marblehead 
Bacon, Miss Annie, Bolton 
Bailey, Mrs. Arnold J., Brockton 
Bailey, Mr. Harry L., Weston 
Bair, Mrs. Caroline, Egypt 
Baker, Miss Abby Tilden, Marshfield 
Baker, Mrs. Annie B., Marshfield 
Baker, Mr. Ernest R., Randolph 
Baker, Mrs. Harold N., Pigeon Cove 
Baker, Mrs. Horatio L., Cambridge 
Baker, Mrs. Lena C, Braintree 
Baker, Mrs. Wm. F., Norwood 
Ballenberg, Mrs. R. L., Watertown 
Barber, Mrs. Henry A., Framingham 

Barker, Mr. Walter H., Newton 
Barnes, Mr. C. M., Maiden 
Barnicoat, Mr. John T., Jr., Boston 
Barr, Miss Laura M., Boston 
Barrows, Mrs. Fletcher L., Middleboro 
Barry, Miss Deborah F., Brookline 
Bartlett, Mrs. C. Howard, Boston 
Barton, Mrs. C. A., Worcester 
Bates, Mrs. Mary Ella, Hanover 
Bauer, Mrs. Walter, Waban 
Baum, Mrs. Arthur E., Portsmouth, 

N. H. 
Beal, Miss Alice B., North Quincy 
Beasley, Mr. Charles T., Quincy 
Beasley, Mrs. Julietta M., Quincy 

Beckford, Mrs. C. L., Riverside, R. I. 
Beckmyer, Mr. G. F., Millersville, Penn. 
Beebe, Mrs. Marcus, Charles River 
Belches, Mr. Edward F., Great Barring- 
Belden, Mrs. Clark, Cambridge 
Bendell, Mr. M. Beryl, Brockton 
Bennett, Mrs. A. F., Wrentham 
Bennett, Mrs. J. Clark, Cambridge 
Bennett, Miss Jane, Middleboro 
Bennett, Mr. Stephen W., Worcester, 

Benson, Mrs. Philip, Cohasset 
Bent, Mr. Harold T., Framingham 

Benz, Miss Doris L., Lynn 
Benz, Mrs. Edith L., Lynn 
Berghaus, Mrs. Theodore, Roslindale 
Berry, Miss Madelyn E., Five Islands, 

Berthelsen, Mrs. Elsie, Wollaston 
Beverly, Mrs. Ralph, Keene, N. H. 
Bickmore, Mrs. Harold V., Portland, 

Bigelow, Mrs. Henry Forbes, Jr., South 

Blackledge, Mr. Gilbert, Deering, N. H. 
Blackman, Miss Mary H., Marshfield 
Blake, Mrs. Ellen H., Atlantic 
Blanchard, Mr. H. Lawton, Brockton 
Blazo, Mr. Harold B., Watertown 
Bliss, Mrs. Arthur T., Winthrop 
Blizard, Mr. Walter B., Watertown 
Blood, Miss Alice F., Boston 
Blundell, Mr. L. L., Amherst 
Boardman, Mrs. Emma I., Wakefield 
Bonney, Mrs. Marion R., Salem 
Bosworth, Mrs. George N., Milford, 

N. H. 
Bourne, Mrs. Earl H., Foxboro 
Bourne, Mr. Henry T., Hingham 
Boutwell, Mrs. Margaret E., Woburn 
Bowen, Miss Nettie M., Penacook, N. H. 
Bowes, Mrs. F. C, Winchester 
Bowker, Mrs. C. W., Jr., Worcester 
Bowman, Mrs. Harold, Salmon Falls, 

N. H. 
Bowman, Mrs. Jane, Brockton 
Bowman, Mrs. W. M., Salmon Falls, 

N. H. 
Boyce, Mrs. Louise A., Winchendon 
Boynton, Mr. David P., Belmont 
Boynton, Mrs. Harry E., Portsmouth, 

N. H. 
Brackett, Mr. F. G., Boston 
Brackett, Mrs. Willard G., Jr., Brook- 
Brady, Miss Hester, Wheeling, W. Va. 
Brailey, Dr. Allen G., Newton High- 
Braman. Miss Caroline R., Newton 
Brandley, Mr. James W., Roslindale 
Breed, Mrs. Nathaniel Pope, Lynn 
Breen, Mrs. D. J., Everett 




Brewster, Mrs. Frederick F., Dublin, 

N. H. 
Briggs, Mrs. Dorothy Roberts, Belmont 
Briggs, Mrs. Elsie P., Brookline 
Brigham, Miss Margaret Brooks, North 

Brodrick, Mr. Royal T., Belmont 
Brown, Mr. Arthur Ewart, Cambridge 
Brown, Mr. Charles H., Osterville, Cape 

Brown, Mrs. Edwin H., Milton 
Brown, Mr. John C, Weymouth 
Brown, Mrs. Lawrence E., Lynn, Mass. 
Brown, Mrs. Ralph S., North Scituate 
Brown, Mrs. Thomas Gilbert, Chestnut 

Brown, Mrs. Thomas J., Auburndale 
Brown, Mrs. Waldo Hayward, Milton 
Browning, Mr. Leslie Chadwick, Wal- 

Brucker, Mr. Frederick E., Jamaica 

Bruno, Mr. Henry J., Winchester 
Bryant, Mr. Leon F., Camden, Maine 
Bumpus, Mr. Hermon C, Duxbury 
Bunker, Mrs. Adelaide, Merrimac 
Bunker, Miss Anne E., Auburndale 
Burbeck, Miss Mary, Westford 
Burchstead, Miss Elizabeth L., Welles- 
ley Hills 
Burgess, Mr. Robert S., Boston 
Burke, Miss Catherine R., Dorchester 
Burley, Miss Jane C, North Epping, 

N. H. 
Burlingame, Miss Lilian, Worcester 
Burnham, Mrs. C. Boardman, Beverly 
Burr, Mrs. Annie L., Dorchester 
Burton, Mrs. Ethel M., Beach Bluff 
Burton, Mrs. Helen L., Waban 
Butcher, Mrs. W. L., West Newton 
Butler, Mrs. Frank H., New London, 

N. H. 
Buxton, Miss Olive Martha, Nashua, 

N. H. 
Byng, Mrs. Henry G., Medfield 
Cabot, Mr. Edward C, Boston 
Cabot, Miss Lucy S., Boston 
Cabot, Mrs. Thomas D., Weston 
Callahan, Mrs. C. C, Jamaica Plain 
Callahan, Mr. Patrick H., Dorchester 
Callautti, Mr. Tomaso, Belmont 
Campbell, Mr. Charles A., Wollaston 
Campbell, Mrs. Morris O'B., Wellesley 
Caner, Mrs. G. Colket, Boston 
Capeles, Mrs. T. Francis, Haverhill 
Capen, Miss Barbara M., Groton 
Capon, Mrs. Ruth J., Sudbury 
Carr, Mrs. M. F., Lincoln 
Carrey, Mrs. W. B., Boston 
Carrick, Mrs. R. C, Keene, N. H. 
Carter, Mrs. Elizabeth Hobart, West 

Carveth, Mr. Charles C, Jamaica Plain 
Cass, Mr. Kingman P., Winchester 

Catlin, Miss Elsie A., Eliot, Maine 
Chandler, Mrs. Lucy B., Sterling 

Channell, Mr. Ralph W., South Boston 
Chapman, Mrs. Elizabeth, Hingham 
Chapman, Mrs. J. W., Shrewsbury, 

N. J. 
Chapman, Mr. Oliver S., Boston 
Chase, Miss Florence, Cambridge 
Chase, Mr. Hiram O., Attleboro 
Chase, Mr. Wm. S., Wollaston 
Churchill, Miss Anna Quincy, Dorches- 
Chute, Mr. Clarence E., Weston 
Claflin, Mrs. W. H., Jr., Belmont 
Clapp, Mrs. Ethel Fisher, Dedham 
Clapp, Mr. Sidney K., Kingston, N. Y. 
Clark, Mrs. Frank P., Houlton, Maine 
Clark, Mrs. John Tufts, Allston 
Clark, Miss Katherine A., North 

Clarke, Miss Martha, Boston 
Claus, Mr. Ambrose, Roslindale 
Clifford, Mrs. Walter B., Boston 
Clogston, Mrs. Wm. E., East Lynn 
Cobb, Mrs. Bessie S., Winthrop 
Cobb, Mrs. Frank E., Campello 
Codman, Mrs. Edwin E., Providence, 

R. I. 
Coffin, Mrs. Rockwell A., Harwichport 
Coffin, Mrs. Winthrop, Brookline 
Cogswell, Mrs. Carrie M., Boston 
Cohen, Mrs. Samuel L., Winthrop 
Colburn, Mrs. George Richard, Welles- 
Coleran, Mrs. Cartherine M., Quincy 
Coleran, Dr. John E., Dorchester 
Collamore, Miss Fiorina M., Braintree 
Collerd, Mrs. G. R., Brookline 
Collier, Mrs. Arthur L., Beverly 
Collier, Mrs. E. Pomeroy, Brookline 
Collins, Mrs. Joseph H., South Portland, 

Colton, Miss Dorothy L., Arlington 
Colton, Mr. Rodman, Millbury 
Comerford, Mrs. Charles, Belmont 
Conant, Miss Bertha A. Conant, Somer- 

Conant, Mrs. Henry V., Dedham 
Connelly, Mr. John J., Collinsville 
Connors, Miss Helen B., Boston 
Coolidge, Mrs. Joseph A., Cambridge 
Coolidge, Miss Vernice E., Hudson 
Cooper, Mrs. A. B., Milton 
Copeland, Mr. Manton, Brunswick, 

Corea, Miss Genoveffa, Roslindale 
Cote, Mr. Fred H., Haverhill 
Courtenay, Mrs. Mary I., Littleton, 

N. H. 
Covey, Mrs. T. Roger, Waban 
Cox, Mrs. B. C, Swampscott 
Cox, Mr. Francis G., Reading 
Cox, Mrs. Raymond B., Brookline 



Coye, Mr. Edwin, Jr., Lexington 
Coyne, Miss M. Florence, Jamaica Plain 
Crafts, Miss Caroline M., Cambridge 
Crocker, Mrs. G. Glover, Cohasset 
Crocker, Mrs. William S., Hingham 

Grotty, Mr. David F., Mansfield 
Courtis, Mrs. Mary H., Boston 
Crowell, Mrs. Agnes, Norwell 
Cunningham, Miss Sarah A., Killingby, 

Cupak, Mr. John Joseph, Taunton 
Curley, Mr. Peter J., Roxbury 
Currie, Mrs. Emily, Braintree 
Curtis, Mrs. Henry, West Hartford, 

Curtis, Mrs. Katherine, Medford 
*Curtis, Mr. Richard C, Boston 
Cushman, Mr. Elton G., Wellesley Hills 
Cushman, Mrs. Frances J., Wellesley 

Cusick, Mrs. Laurence F., Nahant 
*Cutler, Mrs. Harold G., Boston 
Cyr, Mrs. John P., Nashua, N. H. 
Dade, Mr. George C, Needham 
Dahl, Mrs. Maud F., Melrose 
Damon, Mrs. J. Linfield, Brookline 
Dana, Mrs. Ripley L., Newton Centre 
Daniel, Mrs. Wm. B., Franklin, N. H. 
Darrow, Mrs. William G., Sharon 
Davidson, Mrs. Charles W., Newtonville 
Davis, Mrs. Harry L., Manchester, 

N. H. 
Davis, Miss Lillian W., Cambridge 
Davis, Mrs. Mildred E., Winchester 
Dawson, Mrs. Seth F., Rochester, N. H. 
Day, Mrs. Elizabeth J., Waban 
Day, Miss Eva H., Maiden 
Day, Mrs. Frank A., Jr., Newton 
Day, Mrs. Murray G., Temple, N. H. 
Dean, Mrs. Walter, Dedham 
Deckard, Mrs. Walter W., Roxbury 
Deckelman, Mrs. Clara E., Brighton 
De Costa, Miss Grace, Melrose 
deGersdorff, Mrs. George B., Stock- 
De Gray, Mr. Walter Earl, Springfield 
De Jony, Mrs. F., Woonsocket, R. I. 
DeLaney, Mrs. J. C, Jr., Waverley 
de Lesdernier, Miss Bessie, Jamaica 

Delnow, Miss Grace B., Lynn 
Derby, Mrs. H. A., Lowell 
De Vito, Mr. Frank, Newton Highlands 
Dillingham, Mrs. I. 8., Newton Center 
Dinsmore, Mrs. Ella Louise, Boston 
Doble, Mrs. William H., Hingham 
Dodds, Mrs. May C, Mattapan 
Dodds, Mr. Oscar H., Mattapan 
Dodge, Mrs. Edward M., Holden 
Dooley, Mr. Francis J., South Boston 
Dore, Mrs. John B., Arlington 

Dorman, Miss Elizabeth J., Brookline 
Dorman, Mrs. Estelle E., Lynn 
Dorsey, Mrs. Emily C, Pomfret Center, 

Doty, Mrs. II. H., Melrose Highlands 
Doubleday, Mrs. Arthur W., Woodstock, 

Douglas, Mrs. Lloyd C, Wellesley Hills 
Dove, Mr. Paul, Wellesley 
Dow, Mrs. Ula M., Newton 
Dowd, Miss Miriam G., Nashua, N. H. 
Doyle, Mrs. W. J., Mattapan 
Dran, Miss Annie S., Boston 
Driscoll, Mr. James M., Chestnut Hill 
Driscoll, Mr. William, Brookline 
Drummond, Mrs. Chester A., Newton 
Duane, Mrs. James C, Brookline 
DuBois, Mr. Frank, Southampton, L. I., 

N. Y. 
Dudley, Mrs. Sarah H., Berlin 
Duggan, Mrs. C. D., West Newton 
Dummett, Mr. Arthur, Harrison, N. Y. 
Dunbar, Mr. Aubrey T., Berkeley, Calif. 
Durfee, Miss Dora, Fall River 
Durfee, Mrs. Winthrop C, Jamaica 

Dutton, Miss F. E., Providence, R. I. 
Dwight, Mr. Joseph, Nahant 
Dwight, Miss Laura, Williamstown 
Dyer, Mrs. Bertha Chase, Lexington 
Eager, Mr. Charles F., Hopkinton 
Earle, Mrs. Harry L., Medford 
Early, Miss Eleanor, Wellesley Hills 
Eaton, Mrs. I. M., Sharon 
Eckhardt, Mrs. Charles, Islington 
Edmands, Mrs. M. C, Salem 
Edsall, Mrs. David L., Chestnut Hill 
Edwards, Mrs. Ariel B., Woonsocket, 

R. I. 
Edwards, Mrs. Hamilton P., Swamp- 

Edwards, Mr. Robert A., Beverly 
Eggleton, Mrs. George H., Braintree 
Ela, Mrs. E. S., Cambridge 
Elder, Mrs. F. O., Marblehead 
Eldridge, Mrs. Charles S., Roslindale 
Elliot, Mrs. I. Fenno, Hyannis 
Ellis, Miss Kate, Belmrnt 
Elson, Mr. George H., Sharon 
Ely, Mrs. Julia M., Roslindale 
Elz, Miss Florence C, Jamaica Plain 
Emerson, Mrs. Laura S., Arlington 
Emmott, Mrs. George H., Woonsocket, 

R. I. 
Esau, Mrs. F. B., East Milton 
Esselen, Mr. William B., Boston 
Eustis, Mr. Frederic A., Readville 
Eustis, Mr. James W., Boston 
Eustis, Mr. Warner, Newton 
Evans, Miss Emily A., Swampscott 
Evans, Miss Mildred L., Haverhill 
Everett, Mrs. Herbert E., Newburyport 

*Life Members. 



Facey, Mrs. Edward A., Arlington 
Faile, Mr. Kenneth C, New York City 
Fair, Mrs. Esther K., Holliston 
Fairhurst, Mr. Claire C, North Scituate 
Fairweather, Mr. James F., Wakefield 
Farnsworth, Miss Marion B., Weston 
Farquhar, Mrs. Harry W., Winthrop 
Farren, Mrs. Bernard Niel, Quincy 
Farringtbn, Mrs. Lucia E., Auburndale 
Faunce, Miss Eliza H., Dorchester 
Fillion, Mrs. A. L., Maiden 
Finn, Miss Ida G., Roslindale 
Fischer, Mr. Carl F., Westwood 
Fisher, Miss Lucy E., Dedham 
Fiske, Mrs. Henry A., Brookline 
Fitts, Mrs. Harry W., Newton 
Fitts, Mrs. Henry K., Winchester 
Fitts, Mrs. Onata N., Brookline 
Fitzgibbons, Mr. Harold, Whitman 
Flagg, Mrs. Burton S., Andover 
Flint, Mr. Edward F., Lincoln 
Flood, Mrs. C. H., Brookline 
Floyd, Mr. Harry R., Boston 
Floyd, Miss Myrtle, Winthrop 
Folant, Mrs. William S., Stoneham 
Folsom, Miss Alice L., Melrose High- 
Fondini, Mr. Leo A., Hyannis 
Ford, Mrs. William E., South Harwich 
Forrest, Mrs. C. E., Jamaica Plain 
Fort, Mr. Josiah, Clarksville, Tenn. 
Foster, Mr. Frank Y., Beverly 
Foster, Mrs. Harry, North Andover 
Foster, Mr. Stanley D., Abington 
Fowler, Mrs. Loring, Concord 
Fox, Mr. Gilbert M., Wollaston 
Fox, Mrs. Gilbert M., Wollaston 
Franklin, Mr. Paul J., Needham 
Freeman, Miss Caroline L., West 

Freeman, Mrs. Ellen Wood, Arlington 
French, Mrs. George F., Andover 
Freund, Miss Camille E., Ridgefield, 

Frost, Miss Josephine, Rockport 
Furnis, Miss E. Tonie, West Hartford, 

Gage, Mr. Grover C, Bedford 
Gallagher, Mrs. Thomas M., Newton 
Gardiner, Mr. Harry B., Fall River 
Gardiner, Mrs. Robert H., Jr., Gardiner, 

Gardner, Mrs. Paul E., Westbury, L. I., 

N. Y. 
Gardner, Mrs. Ruth, Nahant 
Gar 1 and, Mrs. Frederick E., Wellesley 

Garretson, Miss Josephine, Convent, 

N. J. 
Gerrity, Mrs. Margaret McKee, Newton 
Gibson, Miss Anna L., Boston 
Gilbert, Miss Clara C, Gloucester 
Glazier, Mrs. Florence E., Jamaica 

Gleason, Miss Alice 0., Boston 
Glennon, Mr. James, Boston 
Glidden, Mr. Harlan E., Beverly 
Glidden, Miss Kathareine M., Dorches- 
Glines, Mr. Roland B., Andover 
Goldstein, Mr. Harry, Dorchester 
Goodale, Mrs. Percy A., Arlington 
Goodsell, Mr. Thomas C, Rome, N. Y. 
Goodwin, Mrs. John, Brookville, Ind. 
Gordon, Mr. Al., Mattapan 
Gould, Miss M. Gertrude, Danvers 
Gove, Miss Lillian E., Somerville 
Gove, Miss Lydia P., Salem 
Goyette, Major A. Erland, Peterboro, 

N. H. 
Granath, Miss Inez, Chestnut Hill 
Grant, Mrs. Gardner, Salmon Falls, 

N. H. 
Graves, Mrs. G. N., Roslindale 
Greene, Miss S. Eloise, Waltham 
Greene, Miss Ernesta Copley, Cambridge 
Greene, Mr. George H., Falmouth 
Greenleaf, Mr. Allen R., Wakefield 
Greenleaf, Mrs. Allen R., Wakefield 
Greenleaf, Miss Martha Lee, Wakefield 
Greenwood, Mrs. Allen, Wellesley Hills 
Greenwood, Mrs. R. B., Winchendon 
Grew, Mrs. Edward W., Dover 
Griffin, Mrs. J. H., Gloucester 
Gross, Dr. Cora B., Wollaston 
Guerrier, Mr. Walter, Ashland 
Gulesian, Miss Isabel M., Boston 
Haberstroh, Mrs. Arthur L., Waban 
Hackett, Mrs. Lena H., Greertwood 
Hadley, Mrs. S. P., Melrose 
Hall, Mrs. Clifton, Winchester 
Hall, Mrs. Dwight, Dover, N. H. 
Hall, Mr. George F., Quincy 
Hamlen, Mrs. R. Cushing, Dover 
Hamlin, Miss J. L., Newburyport 
Hamlin, Miss Jessie C, West Somerville 
Hanley, Miss Esther M., Belmont 
Hannigan, Mr. W. T., Newton 
Harding, Dr. Edward, Brookline 
Harding, Mrs. Julia H., Boston 
Harding. Mrs. T. B., South Sudbury 
Hardy, Miss Anna K., Boston 
Hardy, Mr. Chas. A., Wellesley Hills 
Hare, Mrs. Robert W., Sharon 
Harrigan, Mrs. Cathei-ine M., Medford 
Harrington, Mrs. Russell C, Provi- 
dence, R. I. 
Hartt, Mr. G. W. C, South Weymouth 
Haselden, Mrs. Clarissa W., Boston 
Hastings, Miss E. May, Brighton 
Hatch, Mrs. Grace D., Brighton 
Hathaway, Mrs. Louis, Middleboro 
Haven, Mrs. H. N., Wellesley Hills 
Hawes, Mrs. Anne Day, Brookline 
Hawes, Mrs. Philip T., Tiverton, R. I. 
Hawes, Mr. Ralph E., South Sudbury 
Healy, Miss Rose F., Boston 
Hebb, Mrs. George S., Winchester 



Hefferman, Mrs. Claire C, Waltham 
Helburn, Mrs. Margaret, Cambridge 
Henderson, Mrs. Charles W., Bridge- 
Herr, Mr. Joseph A., West Roxbury 
Herrick, Mr. A. H., Cambridge 
Hibbard, Mr. Nelson J., Springfield 
Hickey, Mrs. William F., Winchester 
Higgins, Mr. E. W., Arlington 
Hildreth, Miss Ellen E., Harvard 
Hill, Miss A. M., Boston 
Hill, Miss Elizabeth K., Boston 
Hill, Miss Millicent R., Needham 
Hille, Mr. Charles L., Mansfield 
Hille, Mrs. Charles L., Mansfield 
Hills, Mr. Carroll B., Ipswich 
Hills, Miss Laura C, Boston 
Hilmers, Mr. C. T., De Witt, Iowa 
Hinds, Miss Elizabeth, Winchester 
Hinds, Mr. Lester deC, Boston 
Hitchcock, Miss Ethel I., West Boylston 
Hitchcock, Mrs. Lillian C, Braintree 
Hoar, Mrs. John, Brookline 
Hobson, Mrs. Alice C. G., Little Boar's 

Head, N. H. 
Hodges, Mr. William G., Providence, 

R. I. 
Hodgkins, Mrs. P. F., Saylesville, R. I. 
Hogan, Mrs. Philip F.-, Egypt 
Hogsett, Mrs. R. A., Wellesley Hills 
Holden, Mr. Francis, Newton 
Hollings, Dr. Byam, Boston 
Holmes, Mrs. Edwin P., Brookline 
Holmes, Miss Jane S., Rockland 
Holmes, Miss Mary E., Medford 
Holmes, Mrs. Percy E., East Lynn 
Hooper, Mr. W. P., Wellesley 
Hooper, Mrs. W. P., Wellesley 
Hopewell, Mrs. Charles F., Watertown 
Hopkins, Mr. Walter S., Jr., Reading 
Horn, Mrs. Frank W., Needham 
*Hornblower, Mrs. Ralph, Boston 
Hosmer, Miss Edith T., Winchester 
Hosmer, Mrs. Harrison W., Melrose 

Hovey, Mrs. V. A., Dover 
Howe, Mr. Frederick L., Stoneham 
Howe, Mr. George E., Brookline 
Howes, Mrs.. S. C, Newton Centre 
Howland, Miss Mildred R., Boston 
Hoyt, Miss Anna C, Brookline 
Hudson, Miss Marie Louise, Roslindale 
Hughes, Mrs. J. Tandy, Lexington, Ky. 
Hull, Mrs. Reginald M., Cambridge 
Humphrey, Mr. Charles E., Dorchester 
Humphrey, Mrs. Chester B., Boston 
Hunnewell, Miss Jane, Wellesley 
Hunt, Mr. George E., Everett 
Hunter, Mr. Edward H., Arlington 

Huntington, Miss Cornelia E., Boston 

Huntington, Mr. Raymond E., Wellesley 

Hurd, Mrs. Mary K., Cambridge 
Hurley, Mrs. Charles J., Wollaston 
Hurley, Mrs. Elsie M., Dedham 
Hurley, Mrs. George A., Rockland 
Hurley, Mr. Ulderic F., Marlboro 
Hutchison, Mrs. Alice K., Rochester, 

N. Y. 
Hyde, Mrs. Corinne C, Boston 
Hyde, Mrs. Edward S.. Cambridge 
Ingalls, Mrs. Ella Gordon, Georgetown 
Iris, Mrs. Benjamin W., Brockton 
Jackson, Mrs. C. H., Sr., Santa Bar- 
bara, Calif. 
Jacob, Mrs. Grace H., Lynn 
James, Mrs. Charles, Durham, N. H. 
Jarvis, Mrs. Georgia, Winthrop 
Jastram, Mrs. Edward P., Providence, 

R. I. 
Jay, Mr. Albert, Stoughton 
Jeffrey, Mr. William G., Reading 
Jenckes, Mrs. Marcien, Brookline 
Jenkins, Miss Dorothy, Danvers 
Jenkinson, Miss Mildred G., Altadena, 

Jenny, Miss Lora P., Hyde Park 
Johnson, Mr. Aaron, Winchester 
Johnson, Mrs. Bertha L., East Dedham 
Johnson, Mrs. E. L., Providence, R. I. 
Johnson, Miss Florence, Wellesley 
Jones, Miss A. G., Billerica 
Jones, Dr. J. Arthur, Boston 
Jones, Mr. Arthur C, East Walpole 
Jones, Mr. Joseph F., Canton 
Joslin, Mr. William W., Wellesley Hills 
Joyce, Miss Anna F., Lowell 
Kaufmann, Mrs. Carl Friedrich, Boston 
Keil, Mr. Carl C, Attleboro 
Keith, Mr. William, South Hamilton 
Kelley, Mrs. Beatrice, Revere 
Kelley, Mrs. Geo. F., Medfield 
Kelley, Mrs. Gertrude, Belmont 
Kelsch, Mr. John J., Belmont 
Kennedy, Mrs. Florence A., West Con- 
Kennedy, Miss H. Anna, South Wey- 
Kennedy, Mrs. Muriel B., Hingham 
Kenney, Mr. Charles C, Weston 
Kent, Mrs. Albert E., Belmont 
Kenyon, Mr. Frederick L., South Lin 

Kerr, Miss Mary, Natick 
Kershaw, Miss Margaret, Norton 
Keyes, Mrs. Henry M., Acton 
Kile, Mr. Neil E., Quincy 
Kile, Mrs. Neil E., Quincy 
Killan, Mrs. G. R. S., Providence, R. I. 
Kimball, Mrs. Genie F., Topsfield 
Kincaid, Mrs. Mabel E., Sharon 
King, Mr. James A., Mansfield 

*Life Members. 



King, Mrs. William II., Everett, 
Kipper, Miss Katrina, Accord 
Kirkpatrick, Mrs. M. R., Stoneham 
Kirtland, Mrs. John C, Exeter, N. H. 
Kloseman, Miss Jessie E., Boston 
Knight, Mrs. Everett, Attleboro Falls 
Knight, Mrs. P. E., East Lynn 
Knowlton, Mr. Walter F., Dorchester 

Knox, Mr. John Arthur, Dorchester 
Knudson, Miss M. Marie, West Roxbury 
Kobza, Mr. Rupert, Boston 
Kollock, Mr. Edward D., Hyde Park 
Lacaillade, Mrs. Alfred C, Nashua, 

N. H. 
LaCroix, Mrs. Lucelia, Swampscott 
Lambert, Mrs. Donald, Hudson 
Lamond, Mr. Henry, Jamaica Plain 
Lancaster, Miss Margaret, Wellesley 
Lane, Miss Constance, Winchester 
Lane, Mr. John Philip, Weston 
Lapham, Mr. George A., Brookline 
Laun, Mr. George C, Waterville, Conn. 
Leach, Mrs. Charles W., Kingston 
Leach, Mrs. Fred, Wrentham 
Leach, Mrs. William F., Needham 
Lee, Mr. Richard H., Brookline 
Leland, Mrs. E. F., Brookline 
Leland, Mrs. Ralph, Holliston 
Leubuscher, Mr. Frederic H., Essex 

Fells, N. J. 
Levine, Mrs. Edward, Newton Centre 
Lewis, Mrs. C. I., Lexington 
Lewis, Mr. James H., Newtonville 
Lewis, Mrs. M. P., Stow 
Lewis, Mrs. Weston K., Swampscott 
Lincoln, Mrs. Charles J., Amherst, N. H. 
*Lincoln, Mr. Louis L., Taunton 
Lincoln, Miss Sara J., Brookline 
Lingham, Mrs. Martha Hatch, Water- 
Littlefield, Mr. Sidney, North Abington 
Livingstone, Mrs. Annie E., Boston 
Locke, Mrs. Francis, North Attleboro 
Locke, Mrs. Wilbur S., Winchester 
Lockwood, Miss Neva I., Bridgewater 
Logee, Mr. Archie H., Danielson, Conn. 
Lombard, Dr. Gertrude, Boston 
Looney, Mrs. William H., Portland, 

Lord, Mrs. Charles H., Concord, N. H. 
Lovejoy, Mrs. Walter E., Lincoln 
Lovesy, Mr. Arthur H., Dorchester 
Lowe, Mrs. J. R., Manchester, Conn. 
Lowry, Mrs. F. P., Newton 
Luther, Mrs. Frank E., Attleboro 
Luz, Mr. Andrew, Lowell 
Lydon, Mr. William F., Brookline 
Lynch, Mr. James E., East Weymouth 
Lyon, Mrs. Albert M., Newtonville 
MacAndrew, Mrs. David C, Braintree 
MacAusland, Mrs. W. Russell, Boston 

MacClellan, Miss Jean, Winchester 
MacDonald, Miss R. Nena, Roslindale 
MacEarchon, Miss Sadie, Newton 

MacHale, Mrs. Jeannette R., Brookline 
Maclntyre, Mrs. J. L., Springfield 
Maclary, Mrs. Mabel M., East Milton 
MacLeod, Mr. Hector Ross, Amherst 
MacPherson, Mr. Warren, Cambridge 
Magoon, Mrs. Edith Gast, Bernardston 
Magoun, Miss Maud E., East Bridge- 
Magoun, Miss Velzora S., Whitman 
Mahony, Mrs. Thomas H., Waban 
Maitland, Mr. Frank, Swampscott 
Malott, Mrs. Deane W., Waban 
Mandell, Mrs. George S., Boston 
Mann, Mrs. Edwin J., West Paris, 

Manning, Mr. Charles F., North 

Manning, Miss Minnie, Waltham 
Mansfield, Mrs. Ida, North Uxbridge 
Manthorne, Miss Lennie C, Framing- 
Marsh, Miss Viola R., Rockport 
Marshall, Mr. E. R., Brookline 
Marshall, Mrs. Harriet E., South Hadley 
Marshall, Mr. Harry Lawrence, West 

Marshall, Mr. John, Fairhaven 
Mason, Mr. Jesse H., Watertown 
Mason, Mr. John A., Wellesley 
Mason, Mrs. Nathaniel R., Boston 
Masse, Mr. Chester K., Lee 
Matlack, Mrs. Marion G., Boston 
Maxcy, Mrs. Eaton M., Attleboro 
Mayer, Mr. Theodore, Newton Centre 
McArthur, Mr. George, Boston 
McCarthy, Mr. John, Dorchester 
McCulley, Mr. Kenneth F., Cliftondale 
McGrory, Miss Nellie I., Wilmington 
Mcldoe, Mrs. A. L., Center Ossipee, 

N. H. 
McKean, Mrs. Q. A. Shaw, Prides 

McKee, Mrs. Mary Darling, Newtonville 
McKeon, Miss Edna T., Medford 
McLane, Mrs. John R., Manchester, 

N. H. 
McMurray, Mrs. Harry G., Greenwood 
Mead, Mrs. J. Herbert, Arlington 

Meissner, Mrs. James G., Waban 
Meister, Miss Adele E., Dedham 
Mekkelsen, Miss Bertha, Concord 
Melanson, Mrs. Elizabeth, Swampscott 
Melius, Mrs. Edward, Newton 
Mendell, Miss Sarah W., Middleboro 
Merrill, Mrs. Alice B., Brookline 
Merrill, Miss Edith, Exeter, N. H. 
Merrill, Miss Florence M., Exeter, N. H. 

*Life Members. 



Merry, Mrs. Ruth P., Newton Highlands 
Metherall, Miss Jane, Wollaston 
Meyjes, Miss Maria, Bedford 
Michelson, Mr. George A., Peabody 
Middleton, Mrs. Robert L., Westfield 
Mills, Mr. Leonard R., Pawtucket, R. I. 
Milne, Mr. John D., Chestnut Hill 
Mitchell, Mrs. E. L., South Hamilton 
Mitchell, Mr. John W. ( Roslindale 
Mitchell, Miss Nettie 0., Providence, 

R. I. 
Mock, Mr. Harold A., Jamaica Plain 
Mode, Mrs. Elmer B., Wellesley 
Moffett, Mr. Harold E., Stoneham 
Moller, Mr. Frederick A., Wellesley 
Moncrieff, Mrs. R. A., Newton Center 
Moncrieff, Mr. Wm. T., New. Bedford 
Monroe, Mrs. Charles E., Framingham 

Moon, Mr. Owen, Winston-Salem, N. C. 
Moore, Mrs. Catherine J., Dorchester 
Moore, Miss Ruby M., Athol 
*Moore, Mrs. William H., Prides Cross- 
Moorhead, Mrs. Gladys S., Quincy 
Moorhead, Mr. James, Jr., Quincy 
Morand, Mr. Pierre P., Holbrook 
Morissey, Miss Edith S., Plymouth 
Morrill, Miss Marion, "Lawrence 
Morrison, Mrs. Fannie R., Brookline 
Morrison, Miss Fanny, Dover, N. H. 
Morse, Miss Florence, West Medford 
Morse, Mrs. J. E., Taunton 
Mosher, Mr. Earle B., Brookline 
Moss, Mr. Roger T., Melrose 
Moynihan, Miss Abbey F., Ipswich 
Mudgett, Miss Frances I., Salem 
Muelberger, Mr. Walter, Maplewood, 

N. J. 
Murphy, Mr. John R., Lynn 
Murphy, Miss Katherine M., Dorchester 
Murphy, Miss Rose A., Newtonville 
Nash, Mrs. Lillian R., Nashua, N. H. 
Nash, Miss Winifred H., Dorchester 
Nason, Mrs. Annie W., Northboro 
Nason, Miss G. Bernice, Northboro 
Nassau, Miss Edith F., Belmont 
Neal, Mr. Paul L., Watertown 
Needham, Mrs. Daniel, Newtonville 
Nehrling, Mr. Arno H., Needham 
Neuberger, Miss Collina Brown, Squan- 

Nevius, Mrs. Harold C, Taunton 
Newell, Mrs. Arthur W., Lexington 
Newhall, Mrs. Fred C, East Saugus 
Newman, Mrs. Samuel J., Boston 
Nichols, Mrs. Brayton L., Dunkirk, 

N. Y. 
Nichols, Mr. Charles E., Enosburg Falls, 

Nichols, Mr. Herbert B., Westwood 
Nickerson, Mrs. A. C, Needham 

Nittrowr, Miss Hazel L., Peterboro, 

N. H. 
Nix, Mr. James V., Pearl River, La. 
Norris, Mrs. R. J., Somerville 
Norton, Mr. John R., Wellesley 
Norton, Mr. Ralph S., Portland, Maine 
Norwich, Mrs. Samuel, Chestnut Hill 
Nourse, Miss Mary A., Ipswich 
Nowe, Mr. Marcus, Gloucester 
Nulter, Mr. Samuel, East Bridgewater 
Nye, Miss Hannah B., Marion 
O'Brien, Mr. Charles E., Cambridge 
O'Connor, Mr. Patrick J., Jamaica 

Ode, Mrs. Randolph T., Providence, 

R. I. 
Odell, Mr. James H., Wellesley Hills 
O'Donnell, Miss Lillian, Boston 
O'Keefe, Miss Anna M., Portsmouth, 

N. H. 
Oliva, Mrs. Elizabeth, Wellesley Hills 
Olivadoti, Mr. Joseph, Cohasset 
O'Neil, Miss Elizabeth J., Exeter, N. H. 
Onofri, Mrs. Helen M., Brighton 
Osborn, Mrs. George L., Brookline 
Osborne, Miss Elizabeth P., Peabody 
Osgood, Mr. Fletcher P., Dorchester 
Oveson, Mrs. Raymond H., Brookline 
Page, Miss Gladys I., South Sudbury 
Paige, Mrs. Frank E., Brookline 
Paine, Mrs. Stephen, Chestnut Hill 
Palmer, Mr. H., St. Albans, Vt. 
Palmer, Miss Ruth, Framingham 
Parker, Mrs. Benjamin, Holden 
Parker, Mrs. Edith S., Boston 
Parker, Mrs. H. Hutchins, Lowell 
Parker, Mrs. J. H., Woburn 
Parker, Mrs. Lydia B., Plympton 
Parks, Miss Lillian F., Quincy 
Parks, Miss Lucy M., Everett 
Parsons, Mrs. Ernst M., Brookline 
Partridge, Miss Blanche E., Framing- 
Patrick, Mrs. Delia, Framingham 
Pattangall, Mrs. W. R., Augusta, Maine 
Patterson, Mr. C. R., Sherborn 
Payson, Mr. Samuel C, Brookline 
Peabody, Miss Pauline, Haverhill 
Pease, Mrs. F. Forrest, Squantum 
Pease, Mrs. Flora G., Melrose 
Peck, Miss Cora T., Colorado Springs, 

Peck, Mrs. Frederick S., Barrington, 

R. I. 
Peckham, Mrs. William A., Newport, 

R. I. 
Pederzini, Mr. Gildo, Medfield 
Pellegrino, Mr. James, Dorchester 
Pendill, Mrs. Claudius G., Newburyport 
Penswick, Mr. James, Brookline 
Perham, Mr. Sidney C, Chelmsford 
Perkins, Mr. George G, S., Wellesley 

*Life Members. 



Perkins, Mrs. Robert W., Norwich, 

Perry, Mrs. Henry H., Dover 
Persons, Mrs. Charles A., Worcester 
Peterson, Mrs. Abbot, Brookline 
Peterson, Mrs. Amos A., Boston 
Peterson, Mrs. Josephine S., Duxbury 
Peterson, Miss M. Gertrude, Melrose 
Pettee, Miss Bertha A., Newton Centre 
Philbrick, Miss Helen, Wellesley Hills 
Phillips, Mrs. E. W., Swampscott 
Piepenbrink, Mr. Charles, Cohasset 
Pierce, Mrs. Andrew D., Maiden 
Pierce, Mrs. Andrew G-., New Bedford 
Pierce, Mrs. Vernon H., Bridgewater 
Pieri, Mr. Louis A. R., Pawtucket, R. I. 
Pillow, Mrs. Robert S., Waban 
Pitcher, Mrs. Wm. Leonard, Easthamp- 

Pitman, Mrs. Earle Carver, Princeton, 

N. J. 
Place, Mr. Myron D., Harding 
Pohl, Mr. Herman, West Somerville 
Pomeroy, Mr. Eleazer, Windsor, Conn. 
Poole, Miss Eliza E., Boston 
Potter, Mrs. Priscilla Page, Lexington 
Pottinger, Mr. David Thomas, Cam- 
Potts, Mr. Gilbert R., Kerhonkson, N. Y. 
Power, Mrs. E. P., Winthrop 
Powers, Mrs. Charles T., Belmont 
Pree, Mr. Henry L., Hudson, Ohio 
Prescott, Mr. W. Lincoln, Sharon 
Procter, Mr. Fred G., Jr., Portsmouth, 

N. H. 
Procter, Mrs. Percy C, Gloucester 
Proctor, Mrs. Ellen T., Boston 
Proctor, Mrs. Eugene S., Watertown 
Radford, Mr. L. H., Melford, N. H. 
Ramsay, Mrs. Leona L., Cambridge 
Ramsdell, Mrs. Lester G., Chestnut Hill 
Randlett, Mrs. Elmer P., Cambridge 
Raymond, Mrs. P. E., Lexington 
Redfield, Mrs. Sara L., Dover, N. H. 
Reed, Mr. Milton, Taunton 
Regan, Mr. Donald, East Boston 
Reichert, Mr. Ernest C, Newport, R. I. 
Reid, Mrs. John A., West Chelmsford 
Reiman, Mrs. C. K., Newton 
Reiman, Mr. Henry, Newburyport 
Reiser, Mrs. Harry F., Wollaston 
Remon, Mr. John C, Salem 
Reynolds, Mr. Henry B., Milton 
Reynolds, Miss Ida G., Boston 
Reynolds, Mrs. Walter S., Providence, 

R. 1. 
Rich, Mrs. Clarence A., West Hartford, 

Richardson, Miss Juliet, Brookline 
Richardson, Mrs. Maurice H., Jr., New- 
Richmond, Mrs. Carleton R., Milton 
Righter, Miss Sybil, Roxbury 
Ringe, Mrs. John D., Jr., Waban 

Ritchie, Mrs. Frederick E., Winchester 
Robb, Mrs. J. Hampden, Beverly 
Robei'ts, Mrs. Fredasa B., Lynn 
Roberts, Mrs. O. B., Baldwinville 
Robuschi, Mr. Albert P., Boston 
Roche, Miss Annie P., Haverhill. 
Rodman, Miss Cornelia B., Wellesley 
Rogers, Mrs. Linda C, Brookline 
Rose, Miss Edith, Brighton 
Ross, Mr. Edward M., Danvers 
Ross, Miss Katherine W., Boston 
Rotch, Mrs. Albert T., Barrington, R. I. 
Ruane, Mr. Mathew F., Newtonville 
Rudd, Mrs. Florence A., Melrose High- 
Rugen, Mrs. Wilbur G., Needham 
Rugg, Mr. Francis A., Newton High- 
Rugg, Mrs. Sarah. P., Newton High- 
Russell, Miss Lucia, Greenfield 
Russell, Mr. Wilbur H., West Newton 
Ryan, Mr. William H., Waban 
St. Lawrence, Mr. C. A., Waban 
Salter, Mr. Richard H., Jr., Groveland 
Sander, Mr. Hilmer F., Wellesley Hills 
Sanders, Mrs. Walter F., Beach B'uff 
Sargent, Miss E. Adelaide, Brookline 
Saunders, Miss Bertha A., Ipswich 
Sawyer, Mrs. F. D., Arlington 
Sawyer, Miss Mary Esther, Watertown 
Schaff, Mr. Rodman, Fitzwilliam, N. H. 
Schanzle, Mr. John A., Wellesley Hills 
Schirmer, Mr. Frank A., Chestnut Hill 
Scott, Mr. Raymond F., Cambridge 
Seabury, Mr. W. T., North Weymouth 
Sears, Mrs. Frank D., Hyde Park 
Sears, Mrs. Raymond C, Pittsfield 
Semple, Mr. James Alexander, Wellesley 
Severance, Mrs. Chas. D., Greenfield 
Seymour, Mrs. Grace M., Wollaston 
Shapiro, Miss Lily, Boston 
Sharps, Mr. Joseph, Orford, N. H. 
Shaw, Mrs. Brackley, Chestnut Hill 
Shaw, Mrs. Quincy A., Jr., Brookline 
Shepherd, Mr. Alec, Boston 
Sherburne, Mrs. Ralph H., Penacook, 

N. H. 
Sheridan, Mr. W. A., Watertown 
Shurtleff, Mrs. Alfred D. K., Framing- 
ham Center 
Sillars, Mrs. C. E., Marblehead 
Silz, Mrs. Walter, Belmont 
Simmons, Mrs. O. H., Jr., Boston 
Simpson, Miss Frances W., Wellesley 
Simpson, Mrs. William, Arlington 
Sinclair, Mr. Bremen E., West Medford 
Sloane, Mrs. Douglas, Newtonville 
Smiley, Miss Martha L., Haverhill 
Smillie, Dr. Wilson G., Waban 
Smith, Miss A. Mildred, Providence, 

R. I. 
Smith, Miss Alice Orme, Pittsfield 
Smith, Mr. Arthur M., Brockton 



Smith, Mr. Clifford A., Dedham 
Smith, Mr. Elwin L., North Quincy 
Smith, Mrs. Fred H., Worcester 
Smith, Mr. Guilford, Winchester 
Smith, Mrs. H. Monmouth, Brookline 
Smith, Mrs. Helen Winn, Greenwood 
Smith, Mrs. Henry P., Boston 
Smith, Mr. Louis C, Newton Center 
Smith, Mrs. Mary B., Atlantic 
Smith, Mr. Nathan E., Waltham 
Smith, Dr. Richard B., East Milton 
Snow, Mrs. Francis S., West Newton 
Souther, Mr. George A., Brookline 
Southworth, Mr. F. L., Beverly 
Spalding 1 , Mr. Jacob F., Watertown 
Spicer, Mrs. Hebe, South Sudbury 
Spinney, Mr. Ralph H., Portsmouth, 

N. H. 
Spofford, Mr. Fred R., Georgetown 
Sprague, Mrs. William C, Holbrook 
Sprout, Mrs. Wm. Bradford, Jr., Hing- 

Stackpole, Mr. Pierpont L., Boston 
Starbird, Miss Mabel A., Brookline 
Stearns, Mrs. Russell B., Dedham 
Stearns, Mr. Vincent Deacon, Beacon, 

N. Y. 
Steinert, Mrs. Alexander, Boston 
Stephenson, Mr. Harry, Andover 
Sterling, Mrs. T. B., Portsmouth, N. H. 
Stevens, Mrs. Edith Kingsley, Hampton, 

Stevens, Mrs. Harry A., Wayland 
Stevens, Mr. Kenneth E., Center Ossi- 

pee, N. H. 
Stevens, Mrs. Norman L., Wollaston 
Stevens, Mr. Ritchie L., Needham 

Stevenson, Mrs. J., Randolph 
Stewart, Miss Eileen R., Danvers 
Stimpson, Mr. Geo. R., Jr., West New- 
Stockman, Mr. Charles Currier, 2nd, 

Stoepel, Mrs. F. C, Detroit, Mich. 
Stone, Mrs. Charles A., Methuen 
Stoneman, Mr. Albert H., Boston 
Storer, Miss Elizabeth B., Needham 
Story, Mrs. George B., Magnolia 
Studley, Mrs. Luella B., Wellesley Hills 
Stump, Mrs. Dwight J., Belmont 
Sturges, Mr. Dee P., East Braintree 
Sullivan, Miss Esther H., Arlington 
Sullivan, Mrs. Frank A., Westerly, R. I. 
Sullivan, Mrs. W. D., Winchester 
Summers, Mrs. Annie, Roslindale 
Sutherland, Mr. James, Chestnut Hill 
Sutton, Miss Margery Hale, West Rox- 

Sweetser, Mr. Douglass D., Lexington 
Sweetser, Mr. George A., Wellesley Hills 

Switzler, Mr. Royal I Brant, Newton 

Symonds, Mrs. H. E., Tyngsboro 
Taber, Mr. Arthur H., Boston 
Tasker, Miss Merrial A., Melrose High- 
Taylor, Mrs. Agnes I., Pittsfield 
Taylor, Mrs. Anna E., Foxboro 
Taylor, Mrs. J. L., Brookline 
Taylor, Mr. James E., Amesbury 
Taylor, Mrs. P. K., Bridgewater 
Temple, Mr. John H., Framingham 
Tener, Mrs. George E., Sewickley, Penn. 
Thacher, Mrs. Thos. C, Jr., Boston 
Thayer, Mrs. C. I., Marion 
Thayer, Prof. Clark L., Amherst 
Thayer, Mrs. Gertrude R., East Har- 
Thayer, Miss Josephine, Milford 
Thomas, Mrs. Caroline W., Boston 
Thompson, Mrs. Mary L., Milton 
Thompson, Mrs. Peter Hunter, Boston 
Thompson, Mr. Roger B., South Sud- 
Thompson, Miss Sara A., Newton High- 
Thomson, Miss Emma A., West Somer- 

Tifft, Mrs. Ruth E., Dover, N. H. 
Tighe, Mrs. John, Salmon Falls, N. H. 
Tingley, Mrs. Naomi, Brighton 
Titus, Mrs. Charles L., Brighton 
Tolman, Mrs. Charles, Portsmouth, 

N. H. 
Tomita, Mr. Kojiro, Boston 
Torngren, Mrs. Otto P., Maiden 
Tossi, Mr. Bruno, Beverly 
Tousant, Mrs. Emma S., Quincy 
Tower, Mrs. Harry, East Walpole 
Towns, Mr. Wm. B., Reading 
Tracy, Mrs. Ellsworth M., Wellesley 
Treadwell, Mr. David R., Winchester 
Trott, Mrs. G. S., Andover 
Tucker, Mrs. A. L., New Bedford 
Tufts, Miss Jane, Sudbury 
Turner, Mrs. Royal L., Sharon 
Tyler, Mrs. Florence W., Lowell 
Underhill, Mrs. Clarence K., Manches- 
ter, N. H. 
Upton, Mrs. Annie D., Marblehead 
Utter, Dr. Henry E., Providence, R. I. 
Vallandigham, Mrs. E. N.. Chestnut Hill 
*Van Beuren, Mrs. M. M., Newport, 

R. I. 
Van Kleeck, Mrs. Walter L., Brookline 
Van Leeuwen, Mr. M. J., Franklin 
Van Meter, Mr. R. A., Amherst 
van Werveke, Mrs. George, New York 

Verges, Mrs. C. A., Brookline 
Waidelech, Mr. W. W., Belmont 
Walcott, Mr. Robert, Cambridge 

*Life Members. 



Walker, Mrs. Harold S., Beach Bluff 
Walker, Mrs. W. P. F., Winthrop High- 
Wallace, Mr. Thomas W., Sanford, 

Walsh, Mr. James H., Brookline 
*Walton, Mrs. David, Brookline 
Ward, Mrs. Charles W., Brookline 
Warren, Mrs. Charles, Magnolia 
Warren, Mrs. Langford, Cohasset 
Warren, Mrs. Ralph D., Braintree 
Washburn, Mrs. Ezra, Marion 
Washburn, Mr. John B., Plymouth 
Washburn, Mrs. John E., Worcester 
Washburn, Miss Mabel L., South Lin- 
Wassum, Mr. C. S., Marion, Va. 
Waterman, Mr. John P., Roxbury 
Watson, Mrs. Dorothy P., East Milton 
Watson, Miss Mabel D., Cambridge 
Weatherup. Mr. Thomas, Wayland 
Weaver, Mrs. Alvah H., North Andover 
Weber, Mrs. John L., Beverly 
Webster, Miss Margaret M., Weston 
Weir, Miss Margaret, Beverly 
Welch, Mrs. Mary B., Brookline 
Wellington, Mrs. Margaret, Belmont 
Wellington, Mrs. R. S., Stoneham 
Wellington, Mr. Raynor G., Belmont 
Wentworth, Mrs. Charles H., South 

Berwick, Maine 
Wentworth, Mrs. Ralph S., Salmon 

Falls, N. H. 
Wentworth, Mr. Samuel R., Milton 
Wesselhoeft, Dr. William F., Chestnut 

West, Mr. Charles G., Braintree 
Wetherbee, Mr. Fred E., West Medford 
Wetterlow, Mr. Charles, Maiden 
Wetterlow, Mr. Lester, Maiden 
Weysse, Dr. Arthur W., Boston 
Whipple, Mrs. Sherman L., Jr., 

Whitcher, Mr. Frank Weston, Boston 
Whitcomb, Miss Eleanor E., Concord 
Whitcomb, Miss H. May, Jamaica Plain 
White, Mrs. Henrietta M., Arlington 
White, Mr. Leslie R., Newton 
White, Mrs. Thomas M., West Roxbury 

Whiting, Mr. Phillips, South Weymouth 
Whitney, Mrs. C. E., Norwell 
Whitney, Mrs. James F., Nashua, N. H. 
Whittemore, Mrs. Walter M., Brookline 
Wilkins, Mr. Warde, Newton Center 
Wilkinson, Miss Elizabeth S., Brookline 
Williams, Miss Fannie L., East Wey- 
Wills, Mrs. Helen H., Campello 
Wilson, Mrs. Horace I., Newburyport 
Wilson, Miss Irene I., Newtonville 
Wilson, Mrs. Kate E., Fairhaven 
Wing, Miss Cora M., East Sandwich 
Wing, Mrs. F. R., Jamaica Plain 
Wing, Mrs. Henry T., Scituate 
Winn, Miss Amy J., Arlington 
Winship, Mr. Charles N., Wakefield 
Winslow, Mr. George, Needham 
Winslow, Mr. Graham T., Brookline 
Winslow, Mrs. Guy M., Auburndale 
Winslow, Mr. Robert, Needham 
Winslow, Mrs. Robert, Needham 
Wires, Miss Dorothy H., Rockport 
Witte, Mr. John H., Floral Park, L. I., 

N. Y. 
Wolcott, Miss Caroline A., Cambridge 
Wolfe, Mrs. C. F., Winchester 
Wood, Mr. Allen H., Jr., Winchester 
Wood, Mrs. Arthur N., Plymouth 
Wood, Mrs. Ernest H., Worcester 
Woodbury, Miss Ruth A., Wakefield 
Woods, Mrs. Fred S., Portland, Maine 
Woods, Miss Mae F., Cambridge 
Woods, Miss Mary Frances, West Somer- 

Woodward, Miss Bertha, Taunton 
Woodward, Mrs. E. C, Rockland 
Worrall, Mrs. David E., Medford 
Wright, Mr. C. S., Danvers 
Wright, Mrs. Frank H., Randolph 
Wright, Mrs. James Hayden, Newton 
Wylde, Mrs. J. I., Dover 
Wyner, Mrs. Helen M., Brookline 
Yaghjian, Miss Virginia Mary, Water- 
Young, Mrs. Helen, Arlington 
Zeoii, Mr. Martin, East Weymouth 
Zimmerman, Prof. J. H., Nahant 
Zipf, Mrs. Joyce W., Cambridge 

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